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    dish-cloth yarn

    Hi

    A teacher went to visit her pupil Ethel.

    Ethel came in, carrying her knitting. It was some of the dish-cloth yarn which, smeared with aluminium paint, was to be chain mail in
    some of the scenes. The elder girls had been entrusted to
    work on it at home.

    How should I understand that part that she was carrying a dish-cloth yarn?

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    Re: dish-cloth yarn

    It was the fairly thick thread used to weave the cloths that were, and probably still are, used when washing up.

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    Re: dish-cloth yarn

    So she was knitting something using a thick thread (from which dish cloths are made) and then this would be used as a chain mail during the performance at school.

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    Re: dish-cloth yarn

    Quote Originally Posted by GUEST2008 View Post
    So she was knitting something using a thick thread (from which dish cloths are made) and then this would be used as a chain mail during the performance at school.
    Yes, after it was painted so that it looked metallic.

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