Originally Posted by damuffin
You can go to the dollar store or craft store and pickup some 26 gauge craft wire and a keychain ring. Ive done 20 so far on the same piece of wire. It could be a good piece in a survival kit as well.
I exclusively use floral wire, which is pretty much the same (or exactly the same) as craft wire. Cheap, relatively easy to find and works well for zing-it and amsteel (as long as I taper 2 or 3 threads in the zing-it).