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.
Another thing I found at The Twisted Barn was this book. Tatting Farm Animals by Christel Weidmann. It's an intriguing book.I like the cow and the bunny rabbit.There's also a pattern for a bull, a hen laying, several chicks and a sitting rabbit.
And then there's this. I was searching through mom's living room drawer looking for something else and found this. She'd received it years ago with some leftover yarn. I supposed it's for holding a ball of yarn. Great little devise. Well it works good as a tatting shuttle too. Not as good as one with a hook on the end. But that's just my taste.