Saturday, January 27, 2018

Elephants And Peacocks

I still think Jane Eborall's tat it and see looks like an elephant's trunk. I was thinking in terms of tatting the head of an elephant, or the TIAS would take all year! The contrasting thread to come is for the tusks?

I tried out muskaan's peacock motif, the pattern is on this post. I don't have thread in the wonderful turquoise that muskaan used, but I like it all the same. My stitch count for the third ring is not right, but if I did it again I would shorten the second layer and then make the third one according to the pattern.

6 comments:

  1. Okay I can see your vision of the elephant and actually think it's a good idea, hope Jane isn't too disappointed that you have figured it out. I'll try not to say anything πŸ˜„
    Also I do love this cool onion ring pattern yours is fine and thanks for the link, every needs to try this one. 🌻

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  2. I can see your vision of an elephant also! I am way behind on the TIAS. I hope to catch up today. Muskaan's post was fascinating. I wonder where I've put my peacock colors?

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  3. Loving your tats today, especially since we are thinking alike! I just posted my elephant trunk guess and hopped on over to read the latest tatting blog posts to find that you think the same. Wheee! Big Hugs from Virginia, US.

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  4. Since this is perhaps the last TIAS, Jane may well have planned it as a year-long mystery ;-P
    It does look like a trunk, though!
    Thanks for trying out the medallion - your colours are very pretty!
    I am realising that I tat more tightly/snug stitches more tightly than many others.
    Even with the larger layers, it looks good :-))))

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  5. Your daily tatting amazes me. I agree wih your elephant idea. Peacock looks interesting too. <3

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  6. It does look like an elephant's trunk, but I also could see it side ways as an alligator or crocodile tail. ;)
    Wonderful peacock motif!! :)

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