Discover the ancient art of braiding cords, otherwise known as Kumihimo in Japanese. The Kumihimo Plate measures 5.5" x 5.5" and is also made of 3/8" dense foam. The plate produces a round or flat braid. With the Kumihimo Plate, you'll be able to create beautiful braiding projects quickly! The plate is sturdy and will hold the threads firmly as you braid. Because it is portable, you can easily take your projects almost anywhere.