Moorish Rose Tutorial

Suggested Aspect Ratio: 7.0


The Moorish Rose weave is made up of mobius balls, which are woven into a sheet. It can be a more difficult weave to learn, and it requires a lot of time. The result is definitely worth it though!

1. Start by making a single mobius ball. You can view a tutorial for that here.

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2. Put a ring (red) through two of the rings on the mobius ball (blue)

Free computer generated Moorish Rose tutorial on thechainmail101.com

3. Put a second ring (red) through the same two rings on the mobius ball (blue), and the ring added in the previous step (blue)

Free computer generated Moorish Rose tutorial on thechainmail101.com

4. Continue making a second mobius ball by putting a ring (red) through the previous two rings that were added (blue)

Free computer generated Moorish Rose tutorial on thechainmail101.com

5. Add another ring (red) by putting it through the previous 3 rings (blue)

Free computer generated Moorish Rose tutorial on thechainmail101.com

6. Put a fifth ring (red) through the previous 4 rings

Free computer generated Moorish Rose tutorial on thechainmail101.com

7. Add a sixth ring (red) by putting it through the previous 5 rings (blue)

Free computer generated Moorish Rose tutorial on thechainmail101.com

8. Repeat steps 2-7 to add more to the mobius ball strand.

Free computer generated Moorish Rose tutorial on thechainmail101.com

9. Start another row by putting a ring (red) through the top two right rings (blue) on the left-most mobius of the strand below.

Free computer generated Moorish Rose tutorial on thechainmail101.com

10. Add a second ring (red) by putting it through the ring added in step 9, along with the top two right rings on the left-most mobius, and the top two left rings on the next mobius to the right (blue).

Free computer generated Moorish Rose tutorial on thechainmail101.com

11. Add a third ring (red) by putting it through the previous two rings, along with the top two left rings of the second mobius on the bottom row (blue).

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12. Complete the mobius by adding three more rings (red), each one going through each of the other ones.

Free computer generated Moorish Rose tutorial on thechainmail101.com

13. Begin another mobius by putting a ring (red) through the two left rings of the mobius to the left, along with the two top right rings of the second mobius on the bottom row (blue).

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14. Add another ring above by putting a ring (red) through the ring added in the previous step, along with the the same two rings on the mobius to the left (blue).

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15. Put another ring (red) through the rings added in the previous two steps, along with the top 2 right rings of the second mobius on the bottom row, and the top 2 left rings of the third mobius on the bottom row (blue).

Free computer generated Moorish Rose tutorial on thechainmail101.com

16. Add another ring (red) by putting it through the previous 3 rings, along with the top 2 rings of the third mobius on the bottom row (blue).

Free computer generated Moorish Rose tutorial on thechainmail101.com

17. Continue the mobius by adding a fifth ring (red) through the previous 4 rings (blue).

Free computer generated Moorish Rose tutorial on thechainmail101.com

18. Complete the mobius by adding a sixth ring (red) that passes through the previous 5 rings (blue).

Free computer generated Moorish Rose tutorial on thechainmail101.com

19. Complete the row by repeating steps 13-18.

Free computer generated Moorish Rose tutorial on thechainmail101.com

20. Begin another row by making a new mobius (red) and attaching two rings on the new mobius to the top 2 left rings on the left-most mobius of the second row. Then repeat steps 13-19 to finish the row.

Free computer generated Moorish Rose tutorial on thechainmail101.com

21. When you are finished, it should look something like this. Enjoy!

Free computer generated Moorish Rose tutorial on thechainmail101.com

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