Half Persian 3-1 Sheet 6

CGI Tutorial Half Persian 3-1 Sheet 6

Author's Note
I wanted to contribute my tutorials to Chainmaillers.com to help ensure that the entire chainmaille community has access to them. The tutorials are presented here with the same images and text from my old site CGMaille. I hope they continue to help inspire you to learn and create many amazing pieces!

Weave Background
Half Persian 3-1 Sheet 6 another way to turn Half Persian 3-1 into a sheet. Like Half Persian 3-1 sheet 5, sheet 6 is formed by attaching consecutive Half Persian 3-1 chains. It's called 'sheet 6' because each ring ends up going through 6 others - 3 from its own Half Persian 3-1 chain and 3 from the next Half Persian 3-1 chain. This weave uses only the standard Persian Around Eye connection. Therefore I consider this to be the true Persian sheet weave.
This method produces a parallelogram patch.

Aspect Ratio & Ring Sizes
Half Persian 3-1 sheet 6 needs slightly larger AR's than those for regular Half Persian 3-1 and Half Persian 3-1 sheet 5. Rings with an AR of 5 and up, such as 20awg 3/16", 18swg 1/4" and 16swg 5/16", should work.

Metric sizes - approximately 0.8mm wire/4.8mm ID; 1.2mm wire/6.4mm ID; and 1.6mm wire/8mm ID.

Tutorial Color Scheme
New open rings are gold, new closed rings are bronze and old rings are steel.

Step 1:Make a HP3-1 chain the length you want the final patch to be.


Step 2: Close two rings and put them on an open ring. Pass the open ring down through the two leftmost bottom rings from the HP3-1 chain. Arrange the closed rings so they're in the usual HP3-1 fashion.


Step 3: Close another ring and put it on another open ring. Pass the open ring up through the eye formed by the two rings from Step 2, up through the leftmost ring, and down through the eye from the next two rings in the original HP3-1 chain. That description wasn't much better than the one for sheet 5.


Step 4: Repeat Step 3 until you reach the end of the HP3-1 chain. For the last ring, you don't need to add a preclosed ring.


Step 5: Repeat Steps 2-4 until the patch is the desired length.

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