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  Topic: what age did you start mailling?
Wulfric

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Sep 27, 2004 5:33 pm   Subject: what age did you start mailling?
I started when I was 20 years old. I'm nearly 44 now. Surprised By the way, when I started there was no internet to learn from tutorials. I studied a number of books and learned from trial and error. With n ...
  Topic: Swimming with maille :)
Wulfric

Replies: 38
Views: 3570

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Apr 21, 2004 8:56 pm   Subject: Swimming with maille :)
The volume of the Rafel translation that I have is the same way. The Old English on the left page with the translation on the right.

I'll give Heaney's version a read. Many thanks to you.

Streng ...
  Topic: Swimming with maille :)
Wulfric

Replies: 38
Views: 3570

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Apr 20, 2004 10:02 am   Subject: Swimming with maille :)
Thanks for the info Konstantin.

The only Beowulf I have read is the Burton Rafel translation. It was my understanding that it's the most widely accepted version. I knew there were a few other trans ...
  Topic: Where Are We All From
Wulfric

Replies: 97
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat Apr 17, 2004 9:25 pm   Subject: Where Are We All From
Hey Lorecaster

I live in St john's Newfoundland, other side of the island though. If you're ever in the big city Coif LoL you should come visit! Very Happy

Nicholas

I haven't seen any posts from Lore ...
  Topic: Hands not working
Wulfric

Replies: 17
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat Apr 17, 2004 9:11 pm   Subject: Hands not working
When I first started knitting my hands got sore as well. I would stop for for a while stretching and flexing them. I'd relax for the rest of the day and start again the next day. After a while my my h ...
  Topic: Gasp! nothing on cleaning or polishing stainless in the arti
Wulfric

Replies: 15
Views: 2446

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Mar 24, 2004 10:18 am   Subject: Re: Gasp! nothing on cleaning or polishing stainless in the


How do you clean/polish your stainless?
I just got a 2lb .035 spool for around $25CDN, But its kinda matte... Is there any way of britening this up? (ive been mailling to long, briteing?)

Ther ...
  Topic: How long did it take you to make your first shirt
Wulfric

Replies: 33
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Feb 25, 2004 9:23 am   Subject: How long did it take you to make your first shirt
My first "shirt" and my first project was a hauburgeon. It was 14 gauge galvy, 3/8" ID, mid-thigh, dagged with 3/4 sleeves. When I started I was quite impatient (not a good quality when making mail :l ...
  Topic: What's your metal?
Wulfric

Replies: 44
Views: 5115

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Feb 13, 2004 1:07 am   Subject: What's your metal?
When I first started knitting I used scavenged coat hangers from the dumpster of a nearby dry cleaners. Embaressed A free abundant source of light, strong wire. Now, I use galvy, stainless, black stainle ...
  Topic: Plier grips
Wulfric

Replies: 14
Views: 991

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Jan 07, 2004 2:25 am   Subject: Plier grips
On all of my pliers I take a length of flat tennis shoe string, cut off the aglets (The little plastic tips) and hot glue the end to the pliers handle at the butt end. Then I tightly wrap the shoe str ...
  Topic: Wouldn't it be nice
Wulfric

Replies: 57
Views: 4362

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Dec 24, 2003 9:59 am   Subject: Wouldn't it be nice
Well people, aside from the fact that live in Vegas, consider this. You can always get travel agency rates on vacation packages, especially in the off season. Air fare, accomodations and everything bu ...
  Topic: Footman or Horseman
Wulfric

Replies: 24
Views: 2978

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Dec 19, 2003 12:07 pm   Subject: Footman or Horseman
Konstantin, I don't have the name of the book containing the images and information I speak of anywhere in my research notes. Sad I read it back in high school about 27 years ago before I began record ...
  Topic: Footman or Horseman
Wulfric

Replies: 24
Views: 2978

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu Dec 18, 2003 5:03 pm   Subject: Footman or Horseman
Horseman's slit...Footman's slit. Confused All of my research has only turned up the horseman's slit on one piece hauberks. However, I have seen examples of hauberks and haubergeons that employ both. They ...
  Topic: Maille wieght
Wulfric

Replies: 17
Views: 2795

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Dec 12, 2003 11:50 pm   Subject: Maille wieght
I have also seen several examples where not just the ends, but the entire link is flattened before riveting. This decreases the ID while at the same time adding no extra weight.

If you have ever wa ...
  Topic: Time for me to stop being so darn shy!
Wulfric

Replies: 19
Views: 2411

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Dec 10, 2003 8:00 am   Subject: Time for me to stop being so darn shy!
Hello and welcome Lady Mead. Very Happy

This is quite interesting because my last name also happens to be Mead. Surprised Check out my profile for more if you are so inclined. You're a long lost cousin as far a ...
  Topic: Birthdays
Wulfric

Replies: 44
Views: 4632

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Dec 05, 2003 8:52 am   Subject: Birthdays
Okay you guys, enough about being old.

My D.O.B. is December 3rd, 1960. My 43rd birthday was just on Wednesday. I graduated high school in 1979 and I've been knitting (That's the term I've always h ...
 
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