First the good news:
Could not resist another Flurry Snowflake in Krystle's wonderful Midsummer Night's Dream, #20. The colours are just great. The ecru is a sample of #20 Häkelgarn that I received at the Fringe Element Tat Days in September. I think it is bamboo - not sure - but it is soft and silky. Lovely to handle, but splits easily and is difficult to get tight tension with.
And these beads? Another little dusty find in the old shop where I was looking for the primary colour beads. These are rich, saturated, jewel tones, like the thread.
Then, I did manage to finish this four-shuttle motif that I saw in the Ring of Tatters pattern book: 'Twirly' by Serena Watson. A little grief here, but I was still coping...
#21 #22 #23 Motif Challenge
Here they are - the Mount Everest times three in my tatting life: Clunies, weaving with four shuttles and that diabolical Celtic knot! Perhaps one day, I shall be able to do these correctly. It's a very big mountain...