Thursday, November 6, 2014

Tat Your Snowflake According To Your Thread

This Anchor thread with a metallic element makes wonderfully twinkly snowflakes. But it is size 10. I made the first snowflake as I always do, using the pattern for  the centre of an Anna Burda doily. It is much too big and floppy. I altered the stitch count, so that rings were 3-3-3-3 instead of having 5 picots. Ah,  much better. And quicker to tat! That's important because I have undertaken to participate in a Christmas market at the end of the month and don't have much time to make things to sell.

8 comments:

  1. Clever! Before reading I thought you had used two different thread sizes. You really have to look closely to see that it's the same thread but with a different stitch count.

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  2. I thought I reconise the pattern, It's a quick pattern that looks good in any thread, love the sparkly thread.
    Margaret

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  3. Very cute and wonderful idea, I also just bought that very same thread lucky me, I too have a lot of snowflakes to make!

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  4. Thread with a metalic element and white, I'm sure the snowflakes will look great, shame the sparkle does not show up in the photograph. Yes what a great idea for a market quick but so effective, keep tatting!!

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  5. Love these rings on top of chains!

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  6. Lovely! Good luck with the market. ;-)

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