I was saving this little beauty for the right inspiration and I just loved Frivole’s Viola pattern for it. I picked an unlikely thread, that I have also been saving for just the right project: HDT thread from Jess.
Of course, I ran out of thread - TWICE! So I had to improvise....TWICE!
Shopping in a funny, old-fashioned shop that sold everything from tatting shuttles to fishing supplies, I found two little mother-of pearl buttons and some #8 DMC Perle cotton. Of course I could not resist. (Plus three crochet hooks - #12, #14 and #13) Success in my favourite kind of store! I love surprises. ; )
The buttons have inspired me and this is as far s I have got on my own creation:
Imagine! Those are JK’s, with a picot at the top for the next row to join. Ah, sometimes I surprise myself!