The past week has been all about Christmas gatherings with friends.
The evening craft group has a little lucky dip swap, the only criteria is that the item needs to be handmade.
I played with a little thread and a teeny hook to hook up some coaster sized doilies.
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Simple vintage pattern created from a couple of basic stitches.
Totally legitimate copy a lot of Coats patterns are available free on their website as a scanned copy of the original leaflet - much fun. A wonderful feature of these vintage patterns is multiple sizing attained by changing yarn and hook weights and there are quite a few listed on this leaflet.
First one done was a bit slow going, checking directions and counting stitches, not to mention dodgy hook but it turned out looking just like the pattern.
I changed hooks not size, as I totally misplaced the one I started with and the second one was a much better shape for making the combination of pattern and thread.
|Dodgy overcast day photo, but you can see that the thread is off white rather than white or cream as it appears in the other pictures.|
A set of four coasters received with thanks by Mel.
I was lucky enough to receive a new home for my knitting projects, made by Brianna, but as yet I haven't got a picture.
Wishing you fun and colour in your creative space this week.