Sunday, November 19, 2017

Crown in Progress

Work in Progress
Tatting Patterns and Designs
by Gun Blomqvist & Elwy Persson
pages 92-94

This is my first effort at trying to tat anything larger than earrings with multiple strands of sewing thread. This is Coats & Clark All Purpose thread, article 210 Color 83B. It looks a little washed out in this picture, but it is a lovely gold color without being a metallic thread. I'm tatting with five strands to produce a crown approximately 5 inches in diameter. The hardest part about working with this thread is dealing with the all of those ends!

I'm really amazed at how well it looks already. I still have two more motifs in this round and then the final round which provides the peaks. If I were making it for myself, I would be tempted to stop at this round, but I may think differently once I see the final round in place.

Happy tatting!

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Lace-lovin' Librarian ~ Diane said...

Your crown looks beautiful! I have patterns for crowns, but I've never gotten around to trying one. It will be fun to see the finished piece!

Michelle said...

So pretty!

Jane McLellan said...

It looks lovely, but sounds a bit tricky to work!

God's Kid said...

Your crown looks fabulous!!!! :)
The big picture is gone now.

muskaan said...

You are brave to tat with 5 ! But worth it -- it does look lovely :-)

Margarets designer cards said...

Beautiful crown and lovely pattern well done for tatting with five threads

Eliz Davis aka Tatknot said...

Thank you. It has been a fun project to tat, and my first 3d crown. There are three in this book.