An account of the craftwork I get up to, tatting, spinning, knitting, sewing, whatever
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Look, No Bare Threads!
Bare threads are an integral part of Teiko Fujito's three-shuttle patterns. The centre is worked with shuttles A and B; the outer part with shuttles B and C. When you come back to the centre, there's a gap with shuttle A which is bridged with bare thread. When Maureen commented yesterday that she didn't like the bare threads, I thought about alternatives. They can be eliminated by using encapsulation.
I am well into the last motif in this section, and I'm trying to follow Teiko Fujito's patterns exactly, so I probably won't use the encapsulation route, but I wanted to try it out. Here's progress on motif 49: