Maybe it's because I'm still in LARGE TAT mode, or perhaps this is going to be a much smaller mat than I imagined. Here I am so far:
Whatever the case about the size. Thís is a delight to tat.
Again, I have chosen #80 Lizbeth, and blue thread, as that is what my friend will appreciate when she receives this surprise.
I'm happy so far, with one reservation: my picots are TOO BIG!
I keep trying to whittle them to half the size, but I think my tatting DNA will never permit this structural change. I seem incapable of tatting tiny picots that I so admire in the works of other tatters.