Plaiting Patterns

Whip Plaiting Styles:

1) Fancy Whipmakers plait – herringbone plaiting, sectioned into quarters with checkerboard section by the knot and birdseye sections further down (this is our standard whip plaiting pattern for 12 plait whips)

Picture 1: fancy whipmakers with two colours

Picture 2: fancy whipmakers with one colour

Fancy Whipmakers med  fancy whipmakers single colour med

2) Chevrons – herringbone plaiting, sectioned into chevrons

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3) Signature plait – two colours, the main colour plaited in whipmakers/herringbone and the second colour adds detail for the knot, fall (snake & bull whips) and the transition knot (bull whips)

Picture 1: signature plait on a bull whip

Picture 2: signature plait on snake whips

6 foot black red bull large  black blue snake pair


4) Quartered – two or four colours, quartered down the thong

red signal hybrid 16 plait