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By Karen Karon

Chain maille styles and weaves that take jewellery layout into new frontiers!

Jewelry artists will take pleasure in a suite of latest, less-common weaves and demanding tasks that encourage and educate.

Author Karen Karon starts via reviewing uncomplicated chain maille weaves on the way to set the level for the extra complicated weaves during this ebook. She explains concepts wanted while operating past the fundamentals: tools for ultimate a weave, operating with micro earrings, operating huge scale, and utilizing replacement fabrics in weaves. The publication is then divided into four sections, each one dedicated to a specific kind of weave: new Persian weaves, Elf-based weaves, Hybrid weaves, and Scale Maille weaves that contain sheet steel scales into conventional weaves for a extraordinary influence. Sprinkled during the illustrated step by step directions for every weave process are worthy counsel from Karen to aid make sure a gorgeous entire piece.

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A plait is an intertwining of four or more strands, cords, ribbons, or pieces to produce an interwoven, mostly flat in finished shape, and moderately complex surface-textured structure. It is normally used as a belt or a ribbon or as a decorative object over a generally flat surface. A sinnet is an over and under intertwining that has a definite shape in cross-section. This shape varies and includes half-round, round, square, oblong, triangular, and other more complex shapes. Sinnets are comprised of more than three separate strands, cords, or ropes.

One of the features about its style that I like is that it forms a pleasing round mat but has half the number of bights in the centre that one would see in a Turk’s Head flat mat of the same size. The Turk’s Head mat would have the same number of outside bights as inside bights. The thump mat uses a less lumpy centre, which makes it ideal for coasters or other uses in which you need outer ring support. 1 2 In the centre of your cord, make an anti-clockwise turn over (a loop), forming bight #1. 3 4 – bringing it over itself to complete a second round turn, and then make one tuck under the bottom of the original turn.

Keep this in mind when studying the patterns for the other Half Hitch Mats. 1 4 47 Here the line is pulled through to show the shape so far. Form two underhand anti-clockwise loops, place the second (RH) on top of the first (LH). 5 2 3 Reverse the working end to anti-clockwise, going over, under, over, under, over, under to finish, and then continue anti-clockwise to double or triple the line. Bring the working end anti-clockwise under, over, over, under. Reverse to clockwise and bring the working end under, over, over, under, over, under.

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