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UKknitter | Posted in Knitting and Crochet on

Hi,

I have been asked by a friend to knit her a sweater that looks like chainmail. I think a dark grey mercerised cotton in garter stitch may work but does anyone else have any ideas. There was a pattern about in the 1980s does anyone remember it?

Hope you can help

Paula

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  1. suesew | | #1

    I would think any very simple pattern with little shaping - made out of rectangles and large stitches would work well. Perhaps you could just do rectangles from simple measurements.

    1. UKknitter | | #2

      Hi Sue

      Thanks for your ideas. I think you're right about using big stitches and I imagine a chainmail tunic would have been pretty shapeless.

      Paula

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