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At the helm

About this design:

This was my first attempt at an actual chain maille pattern. I was told by the girls at my LBS that it was easy. It took me 3 hours and my poor old eyes were going crossed by the time I was finished.


silver plated jump rings silver toggle

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  1. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    Oh but look at the result! I haven’t been brave enough to try this yet. Maybe someday – my eyes are already bad so maybe they will improve!

  2. Jade aka Caryn
    Jade aka Caryn says:

    great job. I also want to try but I haven’t had the guts.

  3. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Oh, green with envy! You did a great job! Congratulations on completion!

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Great design!!!!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Cross eyed or no. I like this. Super!

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    Dora H says:

    great job…great bracelet…

  7. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    You did wonderful i give you high praises for doing this I have problems closing one jump ring!!! :)

  8. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    It’s beautiful, I made one once from a magazine with cystals and it took forever, but like yours it was worth the time!

  9. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Good Girl, this is fabulous! Certainly, you make it look easy! I am not brave enough to try this at all. Great Job!

  10. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    I would never know this is a first attempt. It is lovely.

  11. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Thanks so much. I’m going to try and take another class this Saturday to learn another technique. We shall see!!

  12. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    So beautiful, Karen! I would love to learn chain maille. :D

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