Graces: Gracie Final Results

Gracie Finished
My pattern Gracie finished result. Part of my 3 Grace patterns created in 2015

A simple border from my inspiration pattern added to the centre from my Florence pattern, and Gracie is an easy pattern I’m very happy with. It’s great when these patterns come together so easily!

Along with Gwen and Gail, this pattern Gracie is available as a 3 pattern pack The Graces at my Etsy site knotshire.etsy.com

Graces: Gail Final Pattern

Gail Finished
Finished pattern Gail completed in 2015 as part of my 3 Graces patterns.

The end results of my work with the Gail pattern, done with thinner size 12 thread. I like the dangling centre, it moves when the snowflake is hanging from a thread and a bit of air movement catches it. Adding one more stitch between each ring on the frame made the pattern come into focus and sit properly.

I’m very happy with this pattern and it is available as part of my Graces pattern at my Etsy site knotshire.etsy.com

Graces: Gwen Final Pattern

Gwen Finished
My pattern Gwen finished. One of my 3 Graces patterns created in 2015.

Final results of my pattern Gwen. This looks like a very easy pattern, but it does use 2 shuttles, and the Josephine Knots require a certain amount of focus I hadn’t expected! It could just be that the thinner thread is more challenging.

I am pleased with the results, and the pattern is included with my 3 Graces pattern on my Etsy store Knotshire.etsy.com

Heathers: Harriet Experimentation

Harriet Experimenting
Experimenting with just the points from the inspiration pattern – with a bit of my own favourite clover added to the tip of the points.

I’m quite pleased with the results of taking the points from the inspiration medallion, adding my own favourite 3-5-3 clover to the tips of the points, and calling it a snowflake!

This pattern came together quite easily. So my drive to get 6 easy snowflake patterns created within about a week has worked! They’ve all seemed to come together logically.

Heathers: Harriet Inspiration

Harriet Inspiration
This 4 pointed doily from the book Anne Orr Tatting #35 is the inspiration for Harriet

Once again I go to an old tatting pattern book: Anne Orr Tatting #35 for inspiration. I like the points on this four sided medallion. I will experiment with making a six-pointed snowflake from the points I see here.

Heathers: Helga Inspiration & Experimentation

Greta Inspriation
Sometimes working on changes to one pattern creates a whole new idea.

While experimenting with the Hannah pattern I’ve stumbled on something I think will look very nice, but is not the Hannah pattern.

The two points at the bottom in this image are the keepers. The new centre is good – it turns the centre from Hannah inwards, so the rings start in the centre and makes a new row. And the points will give the diamond shapes I was wanting to have in Hannah that didn’t quite work out.

This will be a whole new design called Helga.