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Mienna
02-13-2006, 08:34 PM
Has anyone done any of these patterns? I think my Mom and I are going to mess around with 'em but I'd love to see some pictures of finished (or half way finished) pieces. http://www.usitt.org/tdt.index/extras/39-3chainmail.html

I'm thinking about using this yarn in their silverish color, I think it'd be cool lookin.
http://www.michaels.com/art/online/displayProductPage?productNum=nw0008&channelid=

Mienna :XX:

WynnieG
02-13-2006, 11:15 PM
Take a look at my earlier post here (http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/forum/viewtopic.php?t=8653), with comment about construction.

I have not attempted these yet - up to my eyeballs in knitted poultry at the moment. I might have to try a few pieces this summer... some of my friends are Ren Faire geeks and we often barter for reenactment gear that someone else has made. (Example: I knit or sew in exchange for someone making me a wooden chest or a chair).

If you get to it first, post pics...I'd love to see how this stuff drapes when constructed of various materials.

-Wynn

Mienna
02-13-2006, 11:46 PM
Ohh cool. My families really into the Ren Faires and used to go to the SCA events, which is why I was interested. I might take a try at it soon, hehe. :)

Mienna

WynnieG
02-14-2006, 09:57 PM
Neat! I'm ex-SCA myself. Decided to spend more time doing living history events - my eras changed to Rev and US Civ wars. I have to say, the corsets are more comfortable.

I still like going to Ren Faires - my favorite outfit was Sofi's Stitches Avon Jupon. So versatile! You could make it up for any class with just a change of fabrics.

faerie8
02-14-2006, 10:06 PM
Uh... Wynnie, you knit chickens? :thinking:

Mienna
02-16-2006, 05:56 PM
oooh, that dress is beautimous! I need to get out my ren faire stuff and see if it still fits, it's been a couple years since I went, stupid school takes up waaaay too much of my free time. ;) I'm going to get the nylon in the next few days, so hopefully I'll some 'in progress' pictures soon. :)

Holly

feministmama
02-16-2006, 10:19 PM
Uh... Wynnie, you knit chickens? :thinking:

:roflhard: :roflhard: :roflhard:

WynnieG
02-16-2006, 11:48 PM
Close... Chicken HATS. Check my sig! The pattern is in the link!