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Psyri
SILVER Member since Apr 2003

Psyri

artisan
Location: Berkshire, UK

Total posts: 1576
Posted:Ok I wanna get them... I can do ttn as Jo instructed me 2, now I just need to know how to do butterfly weaves... please???????

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Achluophobia
BRONZE Member since Jul 2003

Magical Sock Dancer
Location: Newfoundland, Canada

Total posts: 255
Posted:Spin you left poi forward and your right in reverse. Then cross you left hand under your right then bring the right over too your left side. Bring you left hand over your right and back over to your right side. I think that's how I do mine. Sorry for the bad discription.

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frostypaw


Great balls of fire
Location: Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Total posts: 643
Posted:learn to do TTN forwards and backwards in the side planes, then doing TTN on your left hand side when the right hand comes back towards your body take it right across to the right hand side, and follow it with the left 1/2beat later when it comes around, then do the same on your right hand side (take left across when it comes back towards you and so on and so forth)

i think... i hope cos i've got that sussed now


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Eera


old hand
Location: In a test pit, Mackay

Total posts: 1107
Posted:Do a split-time butterfly then reverse one of the chains (it was explained to me as "fling your hand out, the poi goes the other way") then do the same with the other. You end up with both your poi doing figure 8s wiht your hands going in front of each other but not crossing as in a weave.

It is infinately easier with someone showing you.


There is a slight possibility that I am not actually right all of the time.

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GottaLoveIt


GottaLoveIt

Sponge
Location: Stevenage

Total posts: 883
Posted:I learnt butterfly weaves last night when i was very drunk but what's TTN?

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woodnymph


woodnymph

member
Location: london,uk

Total posts: 313
Posted:i too am stuck on butterfly weaves and would also love to know wot TTN means so i can make sense of above advice..

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frostypaw


Great balls of fire
Location: Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Total posts: 643
Posted:TTN = thread the needle

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Wintermute


Wintermute

Lost in the world but loving it :)
Location: Maybe Oxford, maybe Brighton ;...

Total posts: 119
Posted:TTN weave just involves doing forward TTN on one side of your body then as you bring your hands across to the other side of your body the poi are naturally spinning in reverse TTN, now the tricky bit is getting your hands out of the way.......

Its almost like you swap your hands over (ie which one is on top) in front of you as you come over, um..........

You'll get it


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