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Posted on Wed Jun 13, 2012 3:41 am
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Im reading the entry about left vs. right leaning and from looking at the instructions it looks like all the difference really boils down to is that the rings stack slightly differently. For the Right Lean it looks like its Left side up right side down and for the Left Lean it would be the opposite, is it truely that simple? and yes that is the question. I have been trying to get both leans down so I can do some Dragon key chains amongst other things but yeah.


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Posted on Wed Jun 13, 2012 10:50 am
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Since the weave in question is 'handed', there are two variations of it.

Certain 'weaves' such as Caiman Back and Alligator Back contain both versions of said chain.


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Posted on Wed Jun 13, 2012 1:22 pm
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i start my hp3 by putting 3 rings on 1 and then adding one open:one closed.

here's the trick i use: find a comfortable stacking direction for the 3 rings in the original stitch.. i trained my brain to make hp3 a certain way every time.

now, when i want to make it backwards, i put my second open ring on the other side of the first open ring than i am used to. it feels 'wrong' to make it that way, and i know i'm doing it correctly for the opposite cell direction.

after my 3rd open ring is added i lay two chains side by side and make sure the rings on the touching edges line up, like 2 ribbons of e4.


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Posted on Wed Jun 13, 2012 11:21 pm
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but overall it is that simple, left side up right side down for the Right Lean and the opposite for the Left Lean? If it is that simple then I have just mastered it by reading.....if not then I have a bit of work to do, not that making Maille is really "work".

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Posted on Wed Jun 13, 2012 11:42 pm
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Yes. it is that simple of a concept. The thing that makes it difficult is learning one way of making it, and leaning the same direction every time, and then having to reverse your method, which may or not be simple for some. The only way I've been able to make the opposite handedness is by making Alligator Back.

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Posted on Wed Jun 13, 2012 11:51 pm
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I find it very hard to change the lean in a weave from the way I first learned how to do it. It's very frustrating for me. Sad


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Posted on Thu Jun 14, 2012 3:28 am
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Langtry wrote:
but overall it is that simple, left side up right side down for the Right Lean and the opposite for the Left Lean? If it is that simple then I have just mastered it by reading.....if not then I have a bit of work to do, not that making Maille is really "work".

Chris


it sounds simple. until you have easily made it, there is no mastery anywhere.


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Posted on Fri Jul 06, 2012 6:51 am
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Got it "mastered" I have made 4 pieces of the left lean. So I would say that I have it down now.

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