Creating a braided cord (3 cords)

Hi … I don’t know if any one can assist me… I’m relatively new to Rhino and 3D modeling. I need to create a braided cord made (from three cords platted/braided together) I’m really struggling with this concept. Can anyone help me???

Regards Graham

cord.3dm (410.5 KB)

here’s a start- need to be massaged significantly, but this could be a decent place to start-

Thank you :smile: … this is fine for my needs.