Tatting patterns with the added 'fun' factor.
This blog is for the patterns which I'm going to list in 'parts' on my web site. These I'm calling the 'Tat It And See' (TIAS) as the finished result will not be seen until the pattern has been completed!!!
I have fallen quite a bit behind, as I can tat only when my little one is asleep (or she will play with my shuttles) and have to wait the next day to take a picture with some decent light. Anyway, that's my excuse and I will stick to it.
Based on what I saw of the following days, Maureen might have her rabbit this year...
Have a good day/night everyone."
Best excuse of them all, Claire!!!!!
Finally before breakfast here's Denise's day 9. She's not thinking rabbit - she's thinking -
"New guess. Jester."
Back after breakfast and a trip down the town to find Linda with her days 8 and 9 next in my inbox. She says.
Thank you so much for the work you do for all of us. Your heart and talent is so generous. The Tias is a fun tat.We always have a fun item as an end result.
Hugs to all."
Martha is still in Alice 'mode' and here's her comment!!!! "Curiouser and curiouser..."
Yet again Jacee is first in with the new section. Day 10 proved to her what she thinks it is!!!
You Have granted Maureen her wish - It's a RABBIT!!! Congrats to Maureen!
Anne-Sofie is next in with day 9. She says.
Thank you Jane, for this fun TIAS. Here is my day 9. It might be a rabbit or perhaps a frog or maybe not. I am not sure. I wish you and everyone else a very nice saturday.
Next to arrive is Maureen who has her own theory too. Here's what she says!
"Day 10 caught me on the hop - and although somebody unkind in this household has been going around muttering about one-eyed -orange-idols to the north of Brisbane, it's my rabbit!! - After all these years you have given me my rabbit, haven't you? - and I didn't recognise him. Such a momentous day that all the household rabbits came out of their burrows to join in the celebration. I think my LBP's were a little TOO long, but it will sort itself out when he gets the second part of his face and is all joined up."
Anita has just sent in her day 10 with this comment.
Oh, this was hard! I had lots of problems to keep track of SCMR, ring, joinings, adding new bead, switching shuttles so I am afraid that my picots are far from equal in length.
But I hope they are obviously whiskers just the same :-)
Don't worry, Anita. The picots don't have to be the same size - you'll find out in the end!!! You've done a terrific job on day 10.
Elsa is next and she seems to think it's a rabbit too!!!
"Hello Jane :-)
I have never seen a baby with long ears and mustache... So... This is perhaps a rabbit :-)
Have a good weekend :-)"
The next arrival (Bev) has paid me a wonderful compliment!!!! Thanks, Bev!!!
I am changing my word for you from devious to devilish. This was very tricky, and not helped by me putting a size 10 bead on first instead of a size 6!! Are they whiskers? Never mind. You are not about to say I expect. I am still baffled!!!!
SueF has sent in this comment and picture of her three day 8's and she says.
Sorry I have not been keeping up with photos but here is where I am at with my trio."
Finally at the top of my inbox is SueD who says this.
"Well... I would say that it looks very much like Maureen got her Wabbit... Except that... Being as mad as one... I'm going to say its A March Hare!!! We've all seen them dance in the snow on the Tv!!
Blanche has arrived with her day 10 now. This is what she says.
Here you are my Day 10 and my little "Polochon" in my daughter's hands.
Thanks again for this great experience !
That's such a cute picture of your daughter and Polochon. Thank you, Blanche.
Sylvie has now arrived with her day 10 and she says.
OK, forget I ever talked about Jiminy, this is a rabbit and nothing else. Nice whiskers!
And look, this time I managed to post the comment and the photo in just one mail! Amazing ^_^
Have a lovely day,
Well done on getting message and picture together!! It doesn't matter, really, I usually work it out!!!!
Sara has just arrived in my inbox with this message and her picture.
this is my day 10. Maybe the moustache are too long... for a rabbit???
Have a nice weekend! By by"
Just arrived too is Margaret who also thinks it's Maureen's rabbit!!! Where do you all get these ideas from? Giggle, giggle!!!
"Hello Jane, well I think Maureen has got her rabbit! Mine is sitting in the nice green field of my latest knitting project.
Margaret in Norfolk."
Next in my inbox is Jane who says.
"Hmmm, mine is looking rather scruffy, whoever he is!"
Melanie has sent in her day 10 with this comment and picture.
"Oh, my goodness! It must be a bunny after all! Someone guessed that on Day 1 just because she'd been hoping for one for years because she loves them, but I thought any guess at that point was totally premature and absurd. It looks now like she was right and finally got her wish! But I don't believe in green bunnies!"
Shortly after Sonya sent in hers too with this comment.
"Good morning Jane,
Here is my rendition of Day 10. I am sure Maureen is having a very "hoppy" day indeed. One thing we had right was that those legs were made for hopping.
I struggled with keeping things from getting tangled up and/or twisted. I think I did twist the join to ring 23. I made the mistake of reading today's posts and did not bother with trying to get my long picots the same length.
Thank you for all your hard work on TIAS.
Have a blessed day!
Sonya - Oklahoma USA"
Don't worry about the picots - they'll get sorted!!!!
Finally in this batch is Orane who says.
Haha je suis ravis de voir que mon lapin vert jaune et bleu vient de voir ses moustache pousser .
J'ai fait de grandes moustaches hahaha
Have a good day Jane "
Haha I am delighted that my yellow and blue green bunny has just seen his mustache grow .
I have done great mustaches hahaha
Have a good day Jane
Next in is Grace who says this.
I'm still wondering what animal is it. Maybe is a crab?? Hope you have a wonderfull week end.
Another tatter who thinks it's a rabbit. I'm not sure myself!!!
Hopefully my eyes don't deceive me but is it a dancing rabbit? "
Cassie has just arrived in my inbox with her day 9. She says.
"I've still been going but haven't stayed on top of sending my progress. I lost my tatting for a bit and fell behind but found it at the bottom of my knitting bag:)
I think it's a bunny."
Next to arrive is Carollyn who says.
Okay mine just looks evil :)
And I use bead that are too big :) I am good example of how I don't follow direction huh good that I have the green as back up and haven got to the beads yet :)
You can always pretend that I didn't send it in :)
have a good day!
Last of the day is Christine who has just caught me on the way to bed. She says.
Here is a picture of my TIAS, Day 10. The horned rabbit is coming along nicely!
I had to get out various tools for this one -- the tiny crochet hook, the picot gauge, and extra beads, as I changed my mind about bead colors now that I think I see where this is going.
I am wondering if you will have us cut those long picots later to make straight or fluffy whiskers...
Hope you are having a great weekend!
-Christine in Alabama"
Wendy is next into the inbox and she says this.
I can see a hare now.
I had to look up the SCMR again as usual. I can never remember it. Fortunately your techniques page is always there."
Looks great to me, Wendy. I'll get you to LOVE the SCMR!!!!