The number of loops for the braids shown in this series is five unless specified otherwise.

THE BASIC RULE OF LOOP TRANSFER is the same in both Direction1 (D1) and Direction 2 (D2).

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The track plan illustrates that UO No. 1 is composed of two flat braids, one with two ridges and another with 4 ridges, super imposed on each other. On the other hand, UO No. 2 is composed of two inter crossing 3-ridge flat braids.

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