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Old 07-20-2006, 12:36 AM   #1
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OT wire
I have heard talk about knitting with wire, and i'm sure it is a pretty thin guage. I'm hoping that all of you that have tried it, might know how to find colored wire in 16 or 14 guage. Spicifically, I need red, black, and purple.

Thank you to anyone willing to tell me where to find this.
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Old 07-20-2006, 05:27 AM   #2
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I saw some colored wire at ACMoores the other day. Don't remember what colors, though. It was plastic coated.
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We don't have an aCMoores here. Bummer. Plus what I'm looking for doesn't have plastic coating. I know I've seen it, but I just can't find it. I was hoping someone knew of a webcite that sold it.

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Just so you know what it is being used for, I have a friend that makes chainmail and he does jewelry with it as well.
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This might help. It suggests 26 gauge...I have seen some very thin colored wire in the bead section of Michael's, but I don't remember what gauge it is.
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http://store.scrapinsanity.com/234341.html Maybe?
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Originally Posted by kemp
This might help. It suggests 26 gauge...I have seen some very thin colored wire in the bead section of Michael's, but I don't remember what gauge it is.

Thank you thank you thank you, that is exactly want I was looking for!!!!!
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