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Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Update on Renuleks Wiosna Mat

Hi,

Sometimes in the life of a tatter something goes wrong,   we all make mistakes no mater how clever we are or how long we have been tatting.
Well here's my cock up, yep I tatted the 4th round,  the whole lot and then went to add the flowers in-between the circles,   then disaster stuck I had tatted five rings in each circle instead of six,  the flowers would fit but not the next round.   I had a choice.
                1.  Cut off the whole round and start again, wasting a lot of thread
                2.   leave as it is and stop there,   its still a pretty mat and I do like the colours
                3.   Give it as a birthday present as it is,  the person who is going to get it
                      does not read my blog and wont know there's a mistake
Well there you have it,   I am doing number three at least no thread is wasted,  no time wasted in re-tatting and in the words of my husband you have enough doilies why do you want more.   He's pleased that I am going to give as a birthday present and its not another doily taking up space in the draw.
Will I start again I don't know at the moment,   I am off next week to Sheffield for a check up on my eye, and I have a lot of things to do in the next week.   I was enjoying the pattern and I was pleased with the way the colours were working out.    I will sew in the ends, wash it and block then it will be ready to give.
Hope you are having a nice day
                                   Hugs
                               Margaret

9 comments:

  1. Glad you made your decision! Sounds as if it all worked out for the best.
    Good luck with your eye.
    Fox xxoo

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  2. Oh dear..... we all have disasters Margaret but I think you have chosen the right option.
    No use wasting all the thread and time it took. I looks very pretty as it is. Good luck at the hospital
    Tilly

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  3. I am happy that the doily will have a good home, but I'm (selfishly) disappointed that I won't see how this doily turns out at full size. The great part about tatting is you can start that doily again any time you want ( or not want).

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  4. I would be the one who wouldn't know there is a mistake. I have looked quite closely at it and no, cannot see it! I think it is beautiful with gorgeous colours. Michelle x

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  5. I am sure the person getting this as a gift will love it Margaret, I can not see what mistake you have made it just looks gorgeous
    Kevin xx

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  6. You've come up with a great solution! I'm sure your friend will enjoy it.

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  7. Sounds like a sensible option to take!

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