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Daryl

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Re: How does it work?
« Reply #15 on: July 24, 2012, 02:46:16 PM »
Looks like a wimble.

struktor

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Mrs Glenys Chew

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Re: How does it work?
« Reply #17 on: August 02, 2012, 05:39:30 PM »
Hi,


We've been away, been back, been distracted and been preparing for 2 summer camps for the children.


We went to Beaumaris Castle on Ynys Mon (the Isle of Anglesey, Wales) and met a Living History lady from the 1300s approx.


She and I talked for about half an hour, she showed me her two weaving methods (card and comb) and corrected my technique on the lucet: I was pulling the tension in the wrong place.


I had great fun, and am currently using my fingers to lucet a gold braid for Rachel to outline a horse on a t-shirt.


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Glenys

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struktor

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Re: How does it work?
« Reply #18 on: August 03, 2012, 10:25:04 AM »
Hi Glenys,

(...)
Please may I impose on your kindness very greatly, then, as a thought occurs to me, and ask if it would be possible to have 4 lucets?  I would of course pay for them and their postage.  The reason I ask is that my 8 year old, Rachel, has been chosen to befriend a new girl to her school in September, a little Greek girl who speaks no English, and who is very frightened by the thought of being at school in the UK.  We're hoping that a combination of things will help her to settle down.  My Rachel is learning some basic Greek, and we're making her a special plaited bracelet to wear to remind her that she has a friend waiting, and other ideas.

I am hoping that something simple to get them started, such as lucetting a plain braid and sewing it on a Tshirt as a decoration, will help break the tension.  Simple knotting, plaiting and cordmaking can be the silent language of knots which may speak volumes to the young lady.  There would be myself, and 3 girls working on it together.

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Paper model of the Turkish head knot.
But much easier to do  :)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4oCuN-1y_0Y&feature=related

(...) I might be near an agricultural museum next week in North Wales.  If so I'll see if they have anything similar.

 :)? conclusions ?  :)


Similar tool to the lucet.
Horquilla (Hair pin lace tool)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZIcAPBSCsE


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Struktor



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