Chain Maille

Have you ever wanted to make chain maille or wondered what to make with it? Well you have found the right site.

Butted or Riveted?
Ring and Wire Size
Making the Rings
Four in One
How to make chain maille
Detailed instructions for joining two strings
Jewellery
Small Items
Coloured Patterns

Words you may hear:
  • Hauberk - knee length maille shirt
  • Byrnie - waist length maille shirt
  • Chausses - maille leggings
  • Coif - maille hood
  • Mitons - maille mittens
  • Aventail - maille collar hanging from a helmet
  • Standard - maille collar strapped around the neck