Got some nice variegated green, and decided to expand on my last piece. Much smaller thread this time so it is about the same size.
All rings and chains are 6ds between picots, with not a ruffle or cup occurring.
Thursday, 5 February 2009
This took absolutely ages. I was trying to "translate" a pattern into something I could understand at a glance from a book by Julia E Saunders. Only just managed it due to a good picture, where I could relate what was going on. There's some beautiful stuff in it but I can't make head nor tail of most of it. Shame really. I still got lost but made up one of the first stars, then did my own thing with it, The book was still under the sofa when I went to find it just now.
It is made from Cronit rayon thread, it is a pig to work with, but the colours are smashing. Unfortunately the lady who sells it in Shrewsbury has only got 3 colours Ecru, a salmon pink and this green. It is about a foot across.
Each separate motif uses the best part of 20 yards of this thread