Thursday, May 6, 2021

Small projects


I pulled out one of my boxes of hand-dyed threads today and wound the skein onto this thread winder. The back is dated '08. I guess I've had it a while! The thread is a beautiful navy blue and lime green, colors that do not show up well on the red bow. I've lost the tag to it, so I don't know for sure what size it is or the color name. I'm pretty sure it's size 40. Now I have to decide what I want to tat!

Two new shuttles arrived from Australia today. They are made by Elizabeth Lacey of happens2behandmade on Etsy. I haven't tried them out yet, but they are lovely!

I decided to take a break from the doily. I've just been making too many mistakes. Maybe a little time away from it will do me good. Instead, I worked on small projects today. The flower is short one ring. I ran out of thread on the shuttle, and rather than join more thread, I decided to leave it as it is. It's still pretty!


  1. You could put a hanger where the missing ring should be. I do like the bow to hold thread, much more interesting than cardboard. Pretty shuttles from a far away land!

  2. Congratulations on being a winner in Yarnplayer's give-a-way!!! :)


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