Warning: session_start(): open(/var/cpanel/php/sessions/ea3/sess_5386a3d37bf954aadd844f664feae0b1, O_RDWR) failed: No such file or directory (2) in /home/mailarti/public_html/board/includes/page_header.php on line 696

Warning: session_start(): Cannot send session cache limiter - headers already sent (output started at /home/mailarti/public_html/board/includes/page_header.php:696) in /home/mailarti/public_html/board/includes/page_header.php on line 696

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /home/mailarti/public_html/board/includes/page_header.php:696) in /home/mailarti/public_html/board/includes/page_header.php on line 708

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /home/mailarti/public_html/board/includes/page_header.php:696) in /home/mailarti/public_html/board/includes/page_header.php on line 710

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /home/mailarti/public_html/board/includes/page_header.php:696) in /home/mailarti/public_html/board/includes/page_header.php on line 711
M.A.I.L. :: View topic - Hi all


Hi all
View previous topic | View next topic >
Post new topic Reply to topic
M.A.I.L. Forum Index -> Knitting Circle
   
Author Message

Joined: April 17, 2012
Posts: 9
Submissions: 0

Hi all
Reply with quote
Posted on Tue Apr 17, 2012 9:41 pm
Link to Post: Link to Post

Hi, very new to weaving, only really attempted the euro 1-in-4, half way through making a chain mail shirt out of 3mm internal dia rings, takings FOREVER lol but its sooo relaxing, and i cant believe how soft it feels, i cant wait to finish it so i can try different weaves, any suggestions on what i should try next would be appreciated, perhaps an item of jewellery with an interesting weave look ?

Joined: March 14, 2012
Posts: 4
Submissions: 1
Location: Minneapolis, MN

Reply with quote
Posted on Thu Apr 19, 2012 6:47 pm
Link to Post: Link to Post

3mm is rather small for a full shirt of armor. I made myself a dicebag from 4.5mm ID rings, and that took me nearly 2 weeks to do!

If you're looking for other weaves to try, I might suggest both Full Persian and Half-Persian (both the 4-in-1 and 3-in-1). Both are a little hard to get started, but the weaves themselves are simple once you get going. Full Persian makes very pretty chains, and Half-Persian weaves can make interesting bracelets.

Also, try different ring materials - if you've only used stainless steel, try some bronze or brass.

Joined: February 22, 2009
Posts: 55
Submissions: 24
Location: Härnösand, Sweden

Re: Hi all
Reply with quote
Posted on Thu Apr 19, 2012 6:49 pm
Link to Post: Link to Post

Crimmy wrote:
Hi, very new to weaving, only really attempted the euro 1-in-4, half way through making a chain mail shirt out of 3mm internal dia rings, takings FOREVER lol but its sooo relaxing, and i cant believe how soft it feels, i cant wait to finish it so i can try different weaves, any suggestions on what i should try next would be appreciated, perhaps an item of jewellery with an interesting weave look ?


3mm ID and halfway through? NICE! Any chance of some pictures?

Joined: April 17, 2012
Posts: 9
Submissions: 0

Reply with quote
Posted on Thu Apr 19, 2012 7:10 pm
Link to Post: Link to Post

gave the shirt a break and tried full persian last night, posted a pic in the gallery earlier, ill post a pic of the euro 4-in-1 later

Joined: November 25, 2010
Posts: 1657
Submissions: 100
Location: Es-whoy-malth B.C.

Reply with quote
Posted on Thu Apr 19, 2012 9:53 pm
Link to Post: Link to Post

not that new apparently. It would take me a year to get through that many 3mm

Post new topic Reply to topic
Jump to:  
Page 1 of 1
All times are GMT. The time now is Wed Mar 29, 2017 11:11 am
M.A.I.L. Forum Index -> Knitting Circle
Display posts from previous:   





Warning: Unknown: open(/var/cpanel/php/sessions/ea3/sess_5386a3d37bf954aadd844f664feae0b1, O_RDWR) failed: No such file or directory (2) in Unknown on line 0

Warning: Unknown: Failed to write session data (files). Please verify that the current setting of session.save_path is correct (/var/cpanel/php/sessions/ea3) in Unknown on line 0