Last Sunday we took the long trek out to the county fair grounds and entered our ...er... stuff (can't think of a more elegant word). We had a dozen things which meant we could purchase a parking pass for all four nights of the fair for the price of parking for one night of the fair. That was good. We used it tonight -- just to see how we did. Though we looked through the whole fair building we did not venture outside except to go home. We'll save the animals, food vendors and carnival for the weekend. There were some pretty interesting things at the fair, and some really strange ones. I liked the little beings and bugs made out of vegetables.
All the tatting is in the glass display cases, so my pictures aren't very good. That's why I made scans or took pictures before entering the stuff in the fair. In the category "other" (so descriptive!) I entered this pink Heart's Desire bookmark designed by Wanda. She did such a good job, I got a blue ribbon. Now, that's a mark of a great design! Anyway, here it is as displayed in the case (under somebody's ID card) and the scan before it was entered. I made it with pink Lizbeth size 20. It needed minimal blocking -- another mark of a good pattern for me. Thanks, Wanda!
About Clunies or whatever they're called. - Personally I've never been attracted to tatting with clunies or tallies. Many years ago when I was out and about with Rosemarie Peel we talked about this ...
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