Tao Ta 16

One of seventeen contemporary string figures created by Masahiko Eguchi of Japan. All utilize techniques from the island of Tikopia, where the word Tao means "hold" (one or more strings) and the word Ta means "manipulate" (one or more strings).

<Full-length video in Windows Media Player>

Step-by-Step Video Clips
Written Instructions (String Length: 2 spans)

1  2  3  4  5  6  7  all

© 2013 ISFA. All rights reserved.

Step 1 - Place loop on 1 and 5; R2 picks up L palmar string; L2, through R2 loop from above, picks up R palmar string; extend.

You have Opening A.