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What about such a handle?

 -  Hand Work
The jig for tearing and splitting is ready.
Now it is just a question of what shape the handle should take!

We have been searching the internet for images of PP bands, and have found that the most common methods are circular knitting, transparent tube through circular knitting cord, or leather, but this site is concerned with ’making the most of handmade products from around the world and creating something unique’, so this time we are seeking methods that craftspeople may or may not be doing.

Also, ”Ichimatsukoshi patterns with narrow widths are very difficult”, so we had to think of a handle that would fit the image. So at first I was going to proceed with the unexpected barley weave, or barley culm in Japan? and I was going to proceed with the method of barley culm Sanada knitting.
But it twists in the way I braid it, it twists when I apply it in a U-shape, and it twists when I change the way I braid it, probably because I'm not braiding it right...

It was eventually rejected because it was so far removed from the image.
When I was wondering what to do, I saw 'misanga' and 'wristband' knitting and thought it would be nice if I could knit like this.
Can't you knit it 2~3 mm wide? Let's give it a try!
and two types of prototype knitting and weaving in 3 mm width x 60 cm.
I was worried that it would break easily if pulled too hard when about 3 mm wide, but this worry disappears when it is braided in.
The stiffness of the material also makes it difficult to knit, but Fortuna's elasticity can be used to create a rounded shape.

Both two types used 12 strands, knitted approx 22~3 mm wide x 25 cm.
Distorted shape as both are first time knitting and weaving.
Unlike yarn or string, there will be gaps when crossed, so you have had to change your knitting method depending on how you are used to accommodating these gaps.

The grip is not bad, the strength is more than I expected, and although it is easy this time, it will be quite good if it is woven in earnest.
That's why we decided on this weave for the "narrow Ichimatsukoshi" handles.

What else do we need to do to stop and close it at the end?
It's only a handle, but it's a handle. Still far from finished...