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    In the Ten Men system, each of the five basic weaves (a, b, c, d, e) has its inverse weave (a', b', c', d', e') created by ‘downflipping’ the string rather than picking it up from below in the normal fashion. Once a loom is established, the sequence a, reset loom, a', reset loom (or a', reset loom, a, reset loom) regenerates the original loom (i.e., the two weaves cancel each other). Do inverse weaves exist in the North American Net system? — Most certainly they do! From Opening A do the following:


    First Inuit Weave Inverse (I-1')

    things to consider

    note that you should be becoming more adept at considering new ways of using the methods you are now practicing. later lessons will add many more to your repertoire.