Posts Tagged ‘mary konior’

Stress bunnies

06Apr14

You know when you have a lot on your mind and you can’t sit idle but you can’t concentrate on anything either? That’s when simple patterns really┬ácome in to their own. Just basic counting, with the odd ‘knit 2 together’ or something every now and again. I made one of these last weekend for a […]


(side note – clicking any of these photos will make ’em bigger.) Last year, when I decided I was producing a lot of tatting and it was about time to do something with it, I made some lavender bags. A complete sewing novice I thought they’d be a good place to start. Actually, they were… […]


You know how it is when you’re reading someone’s blog, and you find yourself with a spare 5 minutes, and then suddenly you’re off elsewhere peeking into someone else’s life? In the summer I was reading Attic24‘s colourful crochet blog, and had a wander through the links in the side bar. I came across the […]


Autumn tatting

10Oct10

After writing the post on Friday, saying I was almost too nervous to start tatting with my new (HDT) thread, I shut down the mac and started loading up a fresh shuttle. By Friday night, I’d finished! I had to head into town, so tatted on every form of public transport, finishing the last few […]


Or rather, ecru. I decided to remake the posy and get it right this time. It’s the Mary Konior pattern of just rings, and the thread is size 100, so it’s quite small: While I was finishing this off, some HDT I’d ordered arrived from Yarnplayer– and it’s gorgeous. I was torn between wanting to […]


Lots going on at the moment. My brain feels like a ball of thread too tightly wound – but pull one end and the whole lot will unravel in a heap on the floor. Lazy analogy, but you know what I mean. I was tatting around a plastic ring and screwed it up, so with […]