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  Topic: Stretchy Scalemail
calyx

Replies: 5
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PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Sat May 17, 2014 6:22 am   Subject: Stretchy Scalemail
I've actually tried that but the lack of deep stretch doesn't work well on bracelets (works better on bras though). I've made true stretchy scalemaille (don't have photos to hand), but I used a croche ...
  Topic: Liner for Choker/Necklace
calyx

Replies: 3
Views: 932

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Apr 01, 2014 2:04 am   Subject: Liner for Choker/Necklace
I just don't use BA as where I live it tarnishes pretty fast, and even detergent doesn't help it. There's no way for the average customer to easily clean it. Colder climates (with less reactive skin) ...
  Topic: Sources for EPDM Colored Rings
calyx

Replies: 18
Views: 5886

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Mar 31, 2014 11:02 am   Subject: Sources for EPDM Colored Rings
Bead Me A Story now carries some EPDM rings in a couple of sizes in some colours TRL doesn't have. Expensive, but for me, I'd rather have a bit more colour to add to my palette when doing colour mixes ...
  Topic: Weave Wiki?
calyx

Replies: 18
Views: 2596

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat Mar 29, 2014 10:23 am   Subject: Weave Wiki?
Well, I rather liked the introduction of Web 2.0 a decade or so ago; with the principle of open, public communication. Yes, there's downsides to the web shifting to a more non-static mode, but sites w ...
  Topic: Weave Wiki?
calyx

Replies: 18
Views: 2596

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu Mar 27, 2014 3:01 am   Subject: Weave Wiki?
I'd really appreciate seeing comments enabled for the library. Yes, there would have to be some spam monitoring however, so I get that might be not worth it.
  Topic: titanium byzantine?
calyx

Replies: 8
Views: 1474

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu Mar 27, 2014 2:58 am   Subject: titanium byzantine?
Has anyone had success ordering titanium wire from China? Various grades and gauges priced at ~US$30/kg, plus shipping. Thinking of giving it a go...
  Topic: Polishing Aluminum
calyx

Replies: 8
Views: 1460

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sun Mar 16, 2014 10:50 am   Subject: Polishing Aluminum
Depending on how rough the surface is, you might want steel shot and water/detergent instead for greater burnishing power, which I have used with success provided I change the water ~before it goes da ...
  Topic: Clasp for shiny aluminum bracelet
calyx

Replies: 6
Views: 1478

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2014 6:31 am   Subject: Clasp for shiny aluminum bracelet
I buy stainless steel clasps and toggles in lots from China. They're not that expensive, and really the colour's not that different to clear aluminium, and goes with everything else, and the best thin ...
  Topic: What are your favorite websites to purchase colored rings?
calyx

Replies: 16
Views: 4188

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Dec 27, 2013 11:10 am   Subject: What are your favorite websites to purchase colored rings?
I've ordered AA from a few suppliers.

The Ringlord (TRL) is mostly excellent; they've ironed out most of their quality issues with AA in the last few years. The gloss finish on their AA is usually ...
  Topic: Wallet Chains Redux
calyx

Replies: 7
Views: 2380

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Jul 01, 2013 11:03 pm   Subject: Wallet Chains Redux
i would be inclined to think the criteria for a wallet chain would be a chain connected to a wallet.
Not if it catches, loosens, weakens, doesn't twist, or needs rearranging to look elegant. Hence, a ...
  Topic: What is aggravating you?
calyx

Replies: 28
Views: 4499

PostForum: Weaves Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 01, 2013 1:58 pm   Subject: What is aggravating you?
I just tried Viperscale tonight, used Phong's tutorial, no worries. Definitely recommend! (Can't decide best AR though. Phong's mentions 6.6 but I did a 5.8 as well. Different looks but I think both w ...
  Topic: Wallet Chains Redux
calyx

Replies: 7
Views: 2380

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Jul 01, 2013 1:54 pm   Subject: Wallet Chains Redux
Incredibly useful, thankyou!!
  Topic: Jewelry welder
calyx

Replies: 8
Views: 1789

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sun Jun 30, 2013 3:18 am   Subject: Jewelry welder
Haha yes, I found and am intending to get the Aliexpress model when I have the spare money and intent to do some micromaille as it will be hugely cheaper than me shipping it from Canada and paying for ...
  Topic: A crisis of conscience
calyx

Replies: 55
Views: 8010

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sun Jun 30, 2013 3:11 am   Subject: A crisis of conscience
Price as high as the market can bear, correct? Not everything about that is always within our control.not quite. Price what the market will bear, but understand the cost of doing business. Sometimes t ...
  Topic: A crisis of conscience
calyx

Replies: 55
Views: 8010

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2013 2:01 pm   Subject: A crisis of conscience
Price as high as the market can bear, correct? Not everything about that is always within our control.
 
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