Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Tatted Snowflakes, Mostly

First of all, I want to thank all of you who commented on my last post. Your comments were just what I needed to hear. And for those of you who mentioned it, don't worry. If I get up one morning in the next few weeks and something doesn't feel right, I will definitely go see a doctor. Now I just have to wait to see what will happen to the truck. I hope its fixable, but I'm not expecting it. But enough of this. I've got some tatting to show!

The first is three sets of earrings I was working on before going away.

These were made using Yarnplayer's Carnival Earring pattern, found here. I used Lizbeth size 20 thread in Red Burst #147, Black #604, and Silver #605, coordinating size 11 seed beads, and natural coloured glass pearls. I have been toying with the idea of purchasing some other colours of glass pearls.

Next, I finished the unfinished Ring A Ring O' Roses snowflake from an earlier post. Here it is:

I was able to get more thread from Umintsuru to complete this snowflake. In case you forgot, the snowflake was made using Coron size 40 variegated blues. I like the way this snowflake came out. Though it's still boring to tat.

The next two snowflakes were tatted using a fairly recent pattern. Miranda should recognize it.

It is her Angels In The Snow snowflake that she is offering for sale with the proceeds going to a charity. I love that idea, and was more than happy to purchase the pattern. For this snowflake I used Lizbeth size 40 thread in Denim Whisper #120. I love this colourway but still don't know why there is pink in it. I love this snowflake as well, so I tatted it again this past Saturday and Sunday:

This time, I used my favourite Lizbeth colourway (for this time of year, anyway). That would be Lizbeth size 40 Christmas Delight #116. I started another snowflake this afternoon. You'll have to wait to see that one; it's not done yet.

That's about it for now. Hopefully this week will be less interesting than the last. Till next time.


  1. Cool! It makes me happy to see people making my pattern! BTW, Christmas Delight was the first color I ever did it in. Thanks for showing these.

  2. Love the Snowflakes and the earings and the colours worked in really well!

  3. I love the snowflakes, I have just used the christmas delight for an angel and snowflake, which are on my blog and now I am making a pair of earrings with it. Your earrings are brilliant. well done

  4. Christmas Delight is sitting on my tatting table just waiting for a chance to become Miranda's Angels in the Snow! However, after seeing that lovely blue...

    All of your snowflakes are beautiful! Oh, if only I could wear earrings! Thanks for the inspiration!

  5. Everything is lovely, Jeff. Nice job!

    Glad to see you've so much tatting to share :-D

    I too, love red and green... now I've got a hankering for some candy canes!!

  6. Wonderful tatting! Love Miranda's pattern - you certainly did it justice!

    OH NO! Why did you have to go and post that Ring of Fire? (Thanks to Johnny Cash for the PERFECT name for this masochistically addictive delight)

    It looks amazing!

    You know what I shall have to tat very soon... again....
    Fox : ))

  7. hey jeff, just manage to get to your blog (been really behind catching up lately). glad u r unhurt from the accident. it's definitely scary.

    your snowflakes are beautiful. tatting's probably a good way to distract you from the terrible recollection. have fun tatting.


  8. Those earrings caught my eye, must have a go!