Category Gifts

Tats of a Thousand Days – 2013

I fell in love with the Josephine Cross the first time I saw it. It is a free pattern on Ben Fikkert’s website¬†http://bentats.nl/. This is in 100 thread. It was the first time I used Josephine rings. My son bought me Marilee Rockley’s book ‘Tatted Jewelry’ for Christmas. The patterns are gorgeous! Some are more […]

Tats of a Thousand Days – 2012

In the beginning of 2012 I had only been tatting for a few months.¬†Around about this time I found the tatting website InTatters (Now Craftree) One of the first things I saw was Anne’s Dragon and I just knew I had to tat it. The free pattern is http://nuperelle.net/drager/monstre/MinidragerEng.pdf. It was a step up as […]

Tats of a Thousand Days

For those not of a mathematical turn of mind, a thousand days is just under three years. I’m surprised at how much there is – I don’t sit at it for hours a day – but all those spare minutes in queues and waiting rooms add up. Me trying to get the hang of two […]

Tatting – So far, so good (September, 2012)

The smaller bookmark is 60 thread. The larger bookmark has three medallions because I made a mistake with the turn and decided to carry on. Tatting has no reverse gear! Each knot has to be unpicked. The pattern is from a Mary Konior book. A Mary Konior pattern From the same Mary Konior book. This […]