Another fun day! I still think it’s a starfish, maybe a regular fish. I’m very happy with the colors I chose. :-) There are a lot of guesses that it’s a rabbit, which I could see, too.
More soon!!

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hmmm….still thinking a starfish but other guesses of “rabbit” might be right too! A thinks it’s a dolphin. ;-)

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I’m just having so much fun with tatting. x-D

I think a weekly WIP update would be fun. :-) I hope I can keep it up throughout the year, then I’ll have a nice narrative to reflect on later. Plus, you know, progress pictures are awesome!
Here’s my first addition, the Dreaming of Tuscany project. I’ve been taking it to my son’s exercise class twice a week, and I get to work on it uninterrupted for 45 minutes (at least!) each time. I’m getting a lot done! I only have the vineyard, both sides of the wall, and then finally, backstitching. That’s my favorite part, honestly. It brings the whole piece to life! These pics are from the last two weeks, one night at a time, from my most recent pic backwards in time to the first one of the year.

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:-)
Here is Bruce’s Tatted Doily, I’m almost done with the second Round. The third and fourth should go much faster.
(I hope!)

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I’m trying to update my Ravelry page more often too for my knit and crochet stuff.

Feeling stuffy and sore today, so here are some progress pics. I’m going to meet this potential head cold head on (haha) with coffee, hot chocolate, and yarn. Hoping to make serious crafty progress today with my friend PBS.

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I have this picot round to finish row 2, then it's onto row 3.
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I know no one will see it because they don't have the pattern in front of them, but I got some grass on my cheese. Heehee

I started the vineyard part, in the middle. I found out that I made a mistake somewhere around 4 years ago and, long story short, that middle vineyard part will be mainly made up. The pattern is just a suggestion at this point, lol, but luckily that area allows for some imagination.
Hoping everyone has a nice relaxing pajama Sunday. ;-)

Jane Eborall (kind of like the Yarn Harlot of tatting, in my opinion) has an annual tat-along and I’m going to try it this year! I have all my supplies ready:

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She’ll post a new row each week, and we won’t know what it is for a few weeks! I’ll post my progress here as I go. Fun!! I haven’t tatted with a button yet. I’m excited to practice split rings, too.

Day 1: Jan7
I can’t believe it. I stitched this up in about 15 minutes! I think the diagrams she provides are very good, plus I compared my work to pictures on Craftree that other’s have tatted already. Wonder what this is going to be?? Any ideas so far?
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OOPS! Thanks to the lovely people at Craftree, I found out I goofed. I was supposed to join in the same button hole, so here is the fixed product. I did take about 20 minutes of patiently undoing the tatting, but it worked out.

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hmmm. This windowsill makes an excellent background.

Day 2 January 7:
No mistakes this time! The little rings are getting…littler. I’m guessing a starfish or star at this point…ideas?
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Day 3 January 13:
Even more teeny tiny rings!! I hope they get bigger next time.
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Day 4 January 16:
I think it’s a tail of some kind. Crocodile or T-Rex? Still thinking starfish too. We get another one in just a day and I’m excited to keep going! B thinks it might be a caterpillar.
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