Wednesday, 30 May 2012

Simple, simple.

Inspired by Fox's project, I decided it was time I also tackled a new hanky.  Seems like ages since I made one.  Mother-in-law will be pleased, she needs a new one for her collection.  But for a change from (one of!) my other current project which is the slightly more complicated butterfly doily, I fancied something really simple, with one shuttle only.

Here is what I started:

Ok, started counting again and this is motif 7 of second 25-motif challenge

I'm making holes with a large needle right on the edge of the hanky as I go along and attaching the little rings into the holes.  I don't often attach as I tat, but in this case, I thought it would work well.  I improvised the corner when I got to it and am only eyeballing the distance between the holes.  So, as you can see, this is a really "chilled out" project.  Easy.

Best wishes,

10 comments:

  1. That is going to be so wonderful when it's finished!!! It's already so beautiful! :)

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  2. pretty colorway, pretty tatting, pretty hanky and pretty shuttle, pretty all around. looks fun to do.

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  3. Beautiful...really like the hankie and the colors and your tatting is lovely, as always!

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  4. Very nice! The thread is perfect for that sweet hankie. You will be done in no time - not like someone else, struggling with un-tatting every fourth repeat - in #80 yet!
    Fox

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  5. Simply beautiful! (even if it is beautifully simple)

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    1. Hello Jess, did you see the previous post too?

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  6. Beautiful, and a gorgeous colour, it's going to look gorgeous for her.
    Margaret

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