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  Topic: ***Entries for Theme Contest 31 - Storytelling***
GreyElk

Replies: 36
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PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Thu May 19, 2016 9:12 pm   Subject: ***Entries for Theme Contest 31 - Storytelling***
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

On Christmas Day the Green Knight rode into the court of Camelot. He proposed a challenge to the knights assembled there. “Let’s play a game. A chop for a chop. ...
  Topic: **Brainstorming for Theme Contest 31!**
GreyElk

Replies: 15
Views: 6531

PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 13, 2016 7:52 pm   Subject: **Brainstorming for Theme Contest 31!**
I'd like to add Storytelling to the list of ideas being considered for the next theme.
  Topic: ***Entries for Theme Contest 20 - One Ring Size***
GreyElk

Replies: 170
Views: 32597

PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 1:30 am   Subject: ***Entries for Theme Contest 20 - One Ring Size***
I was not familliar with the term "queen ring" but I think I understand what you mean. I reduce the number of rings in the last row before joining them at center top. Getting that final ring ...
  Topic: ***Entries for Theme Contest 20 - One Ring Size***
GreyElk

Replies: 170
Views: 32597

PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:41 pm   Subject: ***Entries for Theme Contest 20 - One Ring Size***
i'm not trying to rulepick, greyelk.. i'm genuinely maille-curious..
how did you manage the crown with no queen ring?

It's just a ring, no different from the rest.
  Topic: ***Entries for Theme Contest 20 - One Ring Size***
GreyElk

Replies: 170
Views: 32597

PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 22, 2013 9:50 pm   Subject: ***Entries for Theme Contest 20 - One Ring Size***
http://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj310/SterileLog/Coif/Coif4_zps1741dee0.jpg

I started work of this coif after my last final last semester. At the time I was not aware of the theme for this conte ...
  Topic: Raglan sleeves
GreyElk

Replies: 1
Views: 687

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2012 6:41 pm   Subject: Raglan sleeves
I am currently working on a raglan sleeve hauberk. I know it is not a period design, but butted aluminum rings would be out of place in the 12th century too. Anyway, I am wondering how far to extend t ...
  Topic: ***Entries for Theme Contest 15 - GEEKDOM!***
GreyElk

Replies: 128
Views: 30643

PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 04, 2011 4:23 pm   Subject: ***Entries for Theme Contest 15 - GEEKDOM!***
Danny Deever
by Rudyard Kipling

"What are the bugles blowin' for?" said Files-on-Parade.
"To turn you out, to turn you out", the Colour-Sergeant said.
"What makes you ...
  Topic: ***Brainstorming for Theme Contest 15***
GreyElk

Replies: 67
Views: 9769

PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2011 4:39 am   Subject: ***Brainstorming for Theme Contest 15***
Here's two that have been suggested a few times but never won: stretchy maille or beta project. I have projects planned for each, but without a theme contest to motivate me they will probably never ge ...
  Topic: ***ENTER Theme Contest 14 - Armor***
GreyElk

Replies: 116
Views: 34629

PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Mon May 23, 2011 7:48 pm   Subject: ***ENTER Theme Contest 14 - Armor***
Great job to everyone who contributed. I will have a hard time choosing one to vote for. I wish I had something to contribute too.

For theme contest #11 – Unconventional and/or Useful – I made ...
  Topic: ***Entries for Theme Contest #13 - Inlays
GreyElk

Replies: 124
Views: 36138

PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 20, 2011 12:09 am   Subject: ***Entries for Theme Contest #13 - Inlays
http://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj310/SterileLog/Random%20Stuff/Flowers1.jpg

These two pieces were made with the same pattern so I would like them to be considered one entry.

I used 20 gauge ...
  Topic: Theme Contest #11 Useful and/or Unconventionally Used Maille
GreyElk

Replies: 101
Views: 29463

PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 23, 2010 1:08 am   Subject: Theme Contest #11 Useful and/or Unconventionally Used Maille
Let's test it! call up the guy with the great sword!

The same injury twice wouldn't be very creative. I seem to have a knack for finding new and innovative ways to injure myself. My last injury r ...
  Topic: Theme Contest #11 Useful and/or Unconventionally Used Maille
GreyElk

Replies: 101
Views: 29463

PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 22, 2010 9:33 pm   Subject: Theme Contest #11 Useful and/or Unconventionally Used Maille
One Tuesday night in 1996 at SCA fighter practice in the shire of Blackhawk, a blow from a great sword dislocated my left shoulder. I’m not bitter. I’m the one who failed to block the shot, and ...
  Topic: Theme Contest #11 Useful and/or Unconventionally Used Maille
GreyElk

Replies: 101
Views: 29463

PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 22, 2010 1:15 am   Subject: Theme Contest #11 Useful and/or Unconventionally Used Maille
Legba, that purse is amazing. I particularly like your one green scale. It seems to add a great touch of character to an item that was already wonderful. Wow.
  Topic: tapered sleeves
GreyElk

Replies: 1
Views: 837

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri May 28, 2010 10:15 pm   Subject: tapered sleeves
I am currently working on sleeves for a shirt. I have made two short-sleeve shirts, but this will be my first long-sleeve one. I am not sure if I should taper the sleeves. Any input would be apprec ...
  Topic: Lint-free hauberk
GreyElk

Replies: 3
Views: 1533

PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 16, 2010 5:37 pm   Subject: Lint-free hauberk
Lint Man

Lint Man. I like the sound of that. I might have to change my username.
 
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