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marcymallow
« on: April 29, 2012 04:23:53 PM »


i've always wanted to try my hand at one of these projects, and i finally got around to it!
it's a chainmail set up, but i crochet them all together instead of using jump rings






 Grin thanks for looking

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« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2012 08:05:41 PM »

Ahhh!! I love this! You did such a good job  Grin
I make and sell pop tab bracelets. I'm kinda obsessed with those metal things. You should see how much I've gotten my hands on. Lol.
I would love to try this sometime. I love how you paired it over leggings. Yay!
I've seen bags, clutches, skirts and belts made out of these and I want to try them all. Have you made anything else?
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marcymallow
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2012 06:59:09 PM »


Ahhh!! I love this! You did such a good job  Grin
I make and sell pop tab bracelets. I'm kinda obsessed with those metal things. You should see how much I've gotten my hands on. Lol.
I would love to try this sometime. I love how you paired it over leggings. Yay!
I've seen bags, clutches, skirts and belts made out of these and I want to try them all. Have you made anything else?

i actually have not made anything else, this was my first project with pop tabs, it was actually really fun, though time consuming, it took me about an hour per row and 22 rows. i definetly think you should try something like it   Cheesy
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Taratara
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2012 10:47:26 AM »

Omg, first I was wondering 'pop tab - what kind of fabric is that?', but it is from soda cans! It looks so great! Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2012 12:07:05 PM »

Great job!  I never would have guessed that they were pop tabs!
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theowloddity
« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2012 02:49:29 AM »

Wow, this is amazing! I love it! At first glance, I would have thought it was a metallic fabric.
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FancyKetchup
« Reply #6 on: May 22, 2012 09:10:02 PM »

What an amazing skirt! You did a seriously nice job. Is it okay if I ask how you crocheted pop tabs together?
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marcymallow
« Reply #7 on: May 23, 2012 11:39:30 AM »

What an amazing skirt! You did a seriously nice job. Is it okay if I ask how you crocheted pop tabs together?

yeah, it was actually similar to a chainmaile pattern, overlapping the tabs in groups of four, two back end, and two front ones, but you use the poptabs instead, and instead of looping the tabs with wire, you single stich twice in each group of four, and go across in rows.
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FancyKetchup
« Reply #8 on: May 26, 2012 04:51:44 PM »

Oh! I see now. Thank you so much! I still can't get over how cute your skirt is.
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tnc0712
« Reply #9 on: May 30, 2012 08:06:05 PM »

I would think this would be hella uncomfortable. Are you able to move around in it/ sit down while wearing it?
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