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I retired early because my legs don't like holding me up for too long. So now I can do things in my own time. I like to sell things at farmers market. Most of which, I've made myself, e.g. homemade soap, crochet dish cloths, hand towels, baby afghans and of course,..tatting.

Thursday, 3 April 2014

Renulek's spring doily

Here's the first two rows of Renulek's spring doily. I used 2 shuttles for the second round. It made it less awkward for me when turning the chains around. I had trouble attaching the last bit. I need more practice I guess.


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  1. It looks great and lays flat too, I know most people like ball and shuttle but I feel the same way and most of the time I use 2 shuttles I thinks it lays flatter and looks nicer.

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  2. Wow! It is gorgeous! Love the colours :).

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  3. Beautiful! My problem with two shuttles is that I must have no tension coming from the 'ball thread', and I have to unwind the shuttle and lay it flat, but it sometimes falls off my lap or the table! Hard to explain in a comment! But obviously it works for you!

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    1. You should have no problem if you wrap that "ball thread" around your pinkie.

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  4. Really like the dolphins and the blue on this gorgeous spring doily!

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  5. It's beautiful already! Love your color choice.

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  6. That's so pretty. Your colour choices really compliment the pattern.
    When I'm working with two shuttles instead of a ball and shuttle, I tuck the 'ball' shuttle into my watch strap. This takes the drag off the thread and keeps it out of the way.

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  7. Blue and white is one of my favorite color combinations. It looks beautiful!

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