If you want to learn Kumihimo and advance from rank beginner to intermediate, this is the book for you. Beautiful patterns and easy-to-follow instructions. I rarely recommend much of anything since everyone's taste is different, but this is an exceptional instructional. Good color photography and clearly explained instructions from beginning to end.
Great Kumihimo Book by a Master
This is the best Kumihimo book I have found. I has many beautiful projects, using a variety of beads and fibers. She also explains the math behind making a project with sections. whether you are a beginner or a seasoned braider, this book will give you new ideas and techniques to incorporate a variety of products.