HNW - lacis

Maryanne mffski at epix.net
Wed Oct 8 14:27:34 PDT 1997


Hi, Donna,
Where did you learn how to make net?  As in:

> 
> The 'net' we're talking about is very much like the net used by fishermen
> and bird-catchers for centuries, only it was made of finer thread and
with
> smaller holes. (Although I've never been able to find specific
> documentation on the size of the meshes/holes, I'd guestimate they were
in
> the 5-8mm/side range.) When I make net intended for lacis, I work it
using
> a 2mm double-pointed knitting needle as a gauge.
> 

I live in Pennsylvania, in the Lehigh Valley.  There's not much around
here...

Wistfully,
Maryanne
mffski at epix.net
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