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Pita Turei tungane, Handsome Maori, Glass cloak korowai Te Rongo Kirkwood Photo David Shields NZ

Pita Turei tungane, Handsome Maori, Glass cloak korowai Te Rongo Kirkwood Photo David Shields NZ

Robin Weaves Korowai - see how the plait is attached to the kakahu

Plaits on the sides are great for an edging. They help stabilise the edges and provide a check to keep rows straight. If you go down two bum.

Robin Weaves Korowai: Mawhitiwhiti

I was asked 'what is mawhitiwhiti?' Mawhitiwhiti is where the downward strings- the whenu- are crossed over each other in patterns and stit.

Robin Weaves Korowai: Dolls

Elaine, one of our Ocean View Weavers, makes lovely outfits for dolls.

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