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    +1 for florist wire.

    I have a spool of the green wire (24 gauge) for amsteel and other larger cord. For the small stuff like zing-it, lash-it, etc., I use the smaller 30 gauge florist wire. Works great, no snags or issues with bulk in the core...
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    That Yarn Darning needle was the recommended household tool "back in the day" which is why I used it in the original tutorial on Whoopies. But would agree that the bent wire (which I did mention) is better. There are also several other sewing and arborist/sailing tools that work great.
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    copper wire is almost free and my personal choice. but another way i've found is to go to a fishing supply place ( ones that sell marine fishing gear) and buy a small amount of " SS wire fishing leader" it's fairly cheap and comes in small lenghts( thinking it was 10foot coil).

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    Quote Originally Posted by tygr View Post
    I've found that florist's wire works great.
    +1...my wife uses it to make centerpieces and stuff, works great down to 7/64...haven't tried yet on the lighter stuff...

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