HOWTO make a row-counter "abacus" bracelet

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8 Responses to “HOWTO make a row-counter "abacus" bracelet”

  1. rgax3 says:

    Nice! I’m getting one & heading straight for the blackjack tables…and then maybe straight to jail.

  2. MarignyMohican says:

    This is a totally super!

    I use double pointed needles and am constantly fighting to keep the little counter gadget-dy thing from falling off the end.

  3. gbv23 says:

    Can I get a hex version?

  4. bodieman says:

    This is cute but its just a form of what the Army calls Ranger Beads used for pace counting and estimating walking distances. They should use this version though and soften up the Army’s image a bit.

  5. Takuan says:

    hmmm… what was the first keep-tracky-county-thing?
    A rock? One rock in your hand or dire-wolf skin loin cloth? Did two rocks lead to a bit of grass to string them on? Or did the shape of a grass blade lead to time connected?

  6. Kristi says:

    Oh my goodness. As an adamant crochet-fiend, all I can say is that this is absolutely brilliant!

  7. mneme says:

    i’m going to be sporting one of these around my fashionable wrist any second now.

  8. Anonymous says:

    Here are some more clarifications on how to make them:

    http://www.sutherland-studios.com.au/free/rowcounter.html

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