Step 1: Prepping
You will need lots of pop tabs. Get as many as you can depending on the project and what you use it for. You will also need tin snips, a pare of pliers, and a sheet of paper (for transporting your creation.)
Step 2: Preparing
Take your tin snips and cut a slit in the large part of the pop tab. Next take your pliers and bend the pop tab on a 45 degree angle. Make sure you do it on the correct side. see the picture. Prep all of your pop tabs now because it will save you time.
Step 3: Assembly
Take three pop tabs and attach 1 of then to the two next to each other. This is really confusing so just look at pictures and If you have any questions ask in the comments.
Step 4: Add On
Make a group of 4 and then you can add on.
DON'T MAJE ANOTHER SEPERATE GROUP OF 4
Look at your piece and were ever you see a diamond you could make add it on
Step 5: Transporting
Use your sheet of paper and slide your chain mail on it to prevent tangling