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String Figures and How to Make Them: A Study of Cat's Cradle in Many Lands (original 1906; edition 1962)

by Caroline F. Jayne

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Title:String Figures and How to Make Them: A Study of Cat's Cradle in Many Lands
Authors:Caroline F. Jayne
Info:Dover Publications (1962), Paperback, 407 pages
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String Figures and How to Make Them: A Study of Cat's Cradle in Many Lands by Caroline F. Jayne (1906)

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Some of the instructions for figures are almost impossible to follow ( )
  sprowett | May 18, 2008 |
Great book - lots of fun! Plus multicultural before that word was invented. ( )
  Yestare | Dec 5, 2007 |
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Fullest, clearest instruction on string figures from wide variety of cultures around the world: Eskimo, Navajo, Lapp, Europe, many others. Create such imaginative figures as a cat's cradle, a moving spear, a bolt of lightning, pointed stars and much more. 950 illustrations.

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Provides illustrations and instructions that describe how to make approximately 107 string figures, such as the cat's cradle and Jacob's ladder, and includes information about the origin of each.form.

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