15 May 2017

Tatted beads


I don't quite know what happened a few days ago but I clicked on a link which took me here

Having found the big beads the other day I decided that this was going to be my next crochet project but with the beads that I blogged the other day in the middle and probably a lot smaller. Only trouble was I was thinking in a 'lazy' mode and decided that it was too much trouble to go and find a crochet hook for a size 20 thread which I'd got lurking in a container nearby.

Having gone through all this thought about the crochet balls I then decided 'why not tat them'? Where to find a pattern was the next problem as I'd got 3 sizes of beads to cover. No idea so I sent an email to BC3 who was 'up for the challenge'!!!

Not happy with the blue one but the variegated rainbow one worked well.  Off to sort out the stitch count (or whatever) for the other sizes.


14 comments:

craftie sylvie said...

So Lovely! What a beautiful way to use your beads!

Jane McLellan said...

Ooh, ooh, ooh!! Hooray for BC 3!

Memé (Cel: +56 9 9872 7536) said...

Great idea Jane!!!!
With a shuttle you do anything. 😍

God's Kid said...

Looks great!!! :)

Tim Kaylor said...

That'll keep 'em from escaping again!
Looks great. Did you use 20 or smaller?

Sewicked said...

I called it! Baubles!

Jane Eborall said...

That's right - everything except housework, Meme!!!

Jane Eborall said...

Size 20, Lizbeth, Tim!

Phyllis said...

Looks beautiful. It would be a good way to use up little scraps of thread also!

Bernice said...

So cute, just how big were those beads?

Jane Eborall said...

They are 160mm, 140mm and 100mm, Bernice!

Pigmini said...

Do you really mean that big??? 16cm (3 inches), 14 - 2.5 inches, 10cm - 2 inches??? That's not big... it's HUGE!!! How do you manage to lose them that big??? VBG They sound more like old fashioned mothballs!!! ROFL

wickedcrochetlady said...

Did you create a pattern for these?

Jane Eborall said...

Well, sort of, wickedcrochetlady!!!! I've made notes on them but need to get my 'act together' and do drawings and make it a 'real' pattern. I will do it, though although you're welcome to my rather rough notes!!!

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