Saturday, November 05, 2011

Motif #16: 2 Shuttles? Or, SMCR?

Square Motifs by Garyou
Square Motifs, a photo by Garyou on Flickr.

I've picked up my shuttles all right, but have done nothing. Some were not neat enough; some were not fun to tat. That is, I've been overwhelmed. Overwhelmed with my work, overwhelmed with my house works, overwhelmed with myself.

No work has done, but still, I have my shuttle in my hand sometimes. That makes me so comfortable. I just love to tat. Completing something dainty makes me weary.

This weekend, I happened to find some lovely balls of Lisbeth #40 in Linen Md, and suddenly felt like tatting something.
So here are the results. Nina Libin's Square Motifs. You can find the pattern in her book _Tatted Lace with Beads._ Originally, this pattern is made with 2 shuttles, but first I've tried with a shuttle and a ball with SCMR. And I had the right motif. It became a bit awkward, so I made the left motif with 2 shuttles. Well, comparatively speaking, the left one is a bit better.

It would be nice to tat something large with this thread, such as a scarf or a shawl. At first I was thinking of joining a lot of motifs, but now I'm thinking of joining some doilies.

Via Flickr:
Designed by Nina Libin
Thread: Lisbeth #40 Linen
Left: w/ 2 shuttles
Right: a shuttle & a ball, SMCR

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