Tit for Tat

I elected to try the Field of Daisies tatting last night. I would up my shuttle, created my first ring, and realised I didn’t know how to join the next part on. The pattern says to do the join, where to do the join, but not how to do the join. And then I noticed I wasn’t at that par anyway and needed to effect a chain with picots. Except I didn’t know how to do that, either. There was a link to the instructions (coo, those forceps look like a wizard idea!) but I was in my bed and not at a computer.

Field of daisies

So, my new tatting project got no further than a ring with three picots. I did a lot of un-knotting, though. I am sure that was good practice.

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A Month in France: Nothing is Lost

A Month in France: Nothing is Lost

I am lagging on the Month in the Country prompts, and lagging badly at that. I have a list of prompts t be caught up on and I shall be working my way through them here, or at Scattered Thoughts depending on where the post most naturally sits. I have elected to tackle the prompts not in date order necessarily but to seize upon prompts that offer me space in which to write down the things that I am feeling the need to say. Even if I need to crowbar it in. The thing is, I am going to continue to be short of time and space in which to write and so a two-for-one is useful and I hope to do as many of those as I can. Seems like a plan? … Continue readingA Month in France: Nothing is Lost

Oh, deer

Oh, deer

Nell and I had a lovely walk this morning. The weather has cooled considerably and there was a very pleasant breeze. We both made better time than of late. … Continue readingOh, deer

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