An Interwoven Braided Rug

Braided rugs are nice, but an interwoven braided rug is stronger. Here's how to make one yourself.

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Look carefully at your braid. Notice that on each side of the midline, there's a series of  "loops." You'll be working with the loops on the left During the first round, then you'll turn the corner and use each loop on the right.
MARY PLEDGE PETERSON