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Saturday, October 04, 2008

Ferris Wheel Snowflake in HDT


I just had to stop with bigger projects and make at least one snowflake. It's getting to be that time of year already. This is
Lady Shuttle Maker's hand dyed thread. I have lost the tag and can't remember exactly the name. I'll find out from her as soon as I can. I think it is either Citrus or Lemon/Lime. It is size 20 and I used two shuttles. One would do since it was all one color, but I like to work with two. I loaded 7 yards on shuttle 1 and ended up using 4 yards of it. I eventually used 16 yards on shuttle 2!

This is my pattern that can be found under patterns in the label section on my blog. I did not have to use the "shoelace tricks" since it was 2 shuttles with the same color on both. Please feel free to use the pattern and please send me pictures if you do!

I know my colored snowflakes may look odd to some of you, but they really look stunning on my white Christmas tree! I now have some of Pamela's Rainbow Bright thread. Maybe after a doily I will have enough left to tat a rainbow snowflake from that thread.
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Karl and/or Madeline said...

Very pretty.

Steph's (tat) Stuff said...

Very pretty, Laura. I just started to tat up a bunch of snowflakes myself. Looks like another pattern has been added to my list. I just ordered some of Pamela's Rainbow Bright today! Can't wait to get it.

Lace-lovin' Librarian - Diane said...

Laura, your Ferris Wheel Snowflake is beautiful! The thread looks like Citrus Limon to me... I love that thread!

TattingChic said...

I love your colorful snowflakes. You always do such a nice job!

Tattycat said...

Thank you Steph. I'd love to see your snowflakes. I would flattered if you would tat mine. You will love rainbow bright. Mine came today!
Thanks TattingChic. I love my snowflakes.

Jane Eborall said...

I've probably said it before but I'll say it again. That's a stunning pattern and I really MUST get to make it sooooooon.

Clyde said...

A beautiful pattern by a beautiful person. I can't wait to see it tatted with Rainbow Bright thread.

Dantatter said...

No, coloured snowflakes do not look odd to me. And this one is very pretty.

TattingChic said...

Hi! You've been awarded something sweet! Hop on over to my blog to see what all the fuss is about!
~TattingChic :)

LadyShuttleMaker aka MadMadPotter said...

Wowzers Lala! This looks awesome!

The thread is "Citrus Limon"...

Tattycat said...

Thank you Jane. I would be ever so honored if you tatted my snowflake!
That is so sweet Clyde. Thank you. I am excited to tat it in Rainbow Bright too!
I'm glad you like my colored snowflakes, Dantatter. Thank you.
Hi TattingChic. Thanks for the sweets!
Thanks Lady Shuttle Maker. I'm glad you like it!