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Knitted Chainmail shirt

Posted: Wed Aug 28, 2013 7:49 pm
by Vasiliyi
This is something I did a few years back. I didn't use an anvil or a hammer for anything, but i did make all the rings myself and then knitted it all myself. Took all summer. I used 12 or 14 gauge galvanized wire, but as I knitted it, the zinc wore off.

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It fits me just right, although it fits many people, because the rings expand. I hope to make a real one with rivets and all someday.