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Chainmaille Weave Ideas: Rubber O-Rings

Rubber rings are back! You can use this rings to create flexible and slightly stretchy chainmaille projects, plus the work in lots of common weaves that you might already know. Check out the post below for weave ideas as well as where to get instructions for each one.

Weave Ideas: Rubber Rings


Size C19

Wire Gauge = 19ga (0.036 inch / 0.912mm)
Inner Diameter = 7/64 inch (2.778 mm)

Aspect Ratio = 2.8

“rpi” = rings per inch.
Use this number to help you figure out how many rings you’ll need for your project. Simply multiply it by the desired length (in inches) for your final piece.


Zig Zag Japanese (C19 RUBR + H18)

C19 = 24 rpi

H18 = 14 rpi

Japanese Variations Tutorial


Japanese Lace (C19 RUBR + H18)(/h3)

C19 = 50 rpi

H18 = 22 rpi

Japanese Lace Tutorial


Size D14

Wire Gauge = 14ga (0.08 inch / 2.0mm)
Inner Diameter = 1/8 inch (3.175 mm)

Aspect Ratio = 1.5

“rpi” = rings per inch.
Use this number to help you figure out how many rings you’ll need for your project. Simply multiply it by the desired length (in inches) for your final piece.


Coiled Zig Zag (D14 RUBR + ???)(/h3)

D14 = 25 rpi

Z16 = 2 rpi


Size I14

Wire Gauge = 14ga (0.08 inch / 2.0mm)
Inner Diameter = 13/64 inch (5.159 mm)

Aspect Ratio = 2.5

“rpi” = rings per inch.
Use this number to help you figure out how many rings you’ll need for your project. Simply multiply it by the desired length (in inches) for your final piece.


Helm Chain (I14 RUBR + R16)(/h3)

I14 = 4 rpi

R16 = 6 rpi

CHAINED book


Size K14

Wire Gauge = 14ga (0.08 inch / 2.0mm)
Inner Diameter = 15/64 inch (5.953 mm)

Aspect Ratio = 3

“rpi” = rings per inch.
Use this number to help you figure out how many rings you’ll need for your project. Simply multiply it by the desired length (in inches) for your final piece.


Half Persian 3-in-1 (K14 RUBR + L18)(/h3)

K14 = 5 rpi

L18 = 5 rpi

Half Persian 3-1 and Half Persian 4-1 (Flat Persian, Snake Chain) PDF
(currently in sale section)


Helm Chain (K14 RUBR + T16)(/h3)

K14 = 4 rpi

T16 = 6 rpi

CHAINED book


2-connector Byzantine (K14 RUBR + J16)(/h3)

K14 = 6 rpi

J16 = 12 rpi

CHAINED book


Gridlock Byzantine (K14 RUBR + L16)(/h3)

K14 = 12 rpi

L16 = 12 rpi

Byzantine Variations Tutorial


Size P14

Wire Gauge = 14ga (0.08 inch / 2.0mm)
Inner Diameter = 5/16 inch (7.938 mm)

Aspect Ratio = 4

“rpi” = rings per inch.
Use this number to help you figure out how many rings you’ll need for your project. Simply multiply it by the desired length (in inches) for your final piece.


Helm Chain (P14 RUBR + P16 + H18)(/h3)

P14 = 4 rpi

P16 = 3 rpi

H18 = 5 rpi

CHAINED book


Tryzantine (P14 RUBR + P16)(/h3)

P14 = 3 rpi

P16 = 23 rpi


Full Persian (P14 RUBR + P16)(/h3)

P14 = 8 rpi

P16 = 8 rpi

Full Persian 6-1 (Foxtail) PDF
(currently in sale section)


Half Persian 4-in-1 (P14 RUBR + P16)(/h3)

P14 = 5 rpi

P16 = 5 rpi

Half Persian 3-1 and Half Persian 4-1 (Flat Persian, Snake Chain) PDF
(currently in sale section)


Celtic Visions Star (P14 RUBR + H18)(/h3)

P14 = 18

H18 = 42

Celtic Visions Star Tutorial


Dodecahedron (P14 RUBR + P16)(/h3)

P14 = 24

P16 = 72

Dodecahedron Tutorial


Size U12

Wire Gauge = 12ga (0.104 inch / 2.64mm)
Inner Diameter = 25/64 inch (9.922 mm)

Aspect Ratio = 4

“rpi” = rings per inch.
Use this number to help you figure out how many rings you’ll need for your project. Simply multiply it by the desired length (in inches) for your final piece.


Helm Chain (U12 RUBR + T14 + L18)(/h3)

U12 = 4 rpi

T14 = 2 rpi

L18 = 4 rpi

CHAINED book


Full Persian (P14 RUBR + T16)(/h3)

U12 = 8 rpi

T16 = 8 rpi

Full Persian 6-1 (Foxtail) PDF
(currently in sale section)


European 4-in-1



From left to right:

C19 RUBR (27 rpi) + D20 (18 rpi)
D14 RUBR (21 rpi) + G18 (14 rpi)
I14 RUBR (18 rpi) + I18 (12 rpi)
I14 RUBR (15 rpi) + J18 (12 rpi)
K14 RUBR (15 rpi) + L16 (10 rpi)
P14 RUBR (7 rpi) + P16 (6 rpi)
U12 RUBR (9 rpi) + T14 (6 rpi)


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