Monday, 19 February 2018

Birthday Gifts (Handkerchief & Socks)

I completed the edging a couple of days ago, and we are now back from our travels so here it is:










Here is how I attached my edging this time:  I used a couple of tiny stitches to fasten down each picot to the handkerchief edge.  To travel between picots, I pushed my needle inside the hem and popped it back out in line with the next picot.



I also finished the socks
which are to be given with the hanky
(they are now being blocked)






Whilst working on the tatted border, I had to refill my shuttle several times and some may wonder how to join new thread and hide ends when working with just one shuttle and bare threads so I thought it would be a good idea to make a new video.  I'm working on it today and should have it uploaded later on.

Best wishes,
Frivole

15 comments:

  1. Really lovely, both gifts. You’ve inspired me to tat a hankie edging.

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  2. Beautiful edging, and lovely sock,
    You have inspired me to finish my handy, I keep it in my handbag for when I am waiting usually in the hospital for appointments, it's been there for ages, time to get it finished.

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  3. Such an elegant edging and beautiful hanky and socks!!! :)

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  4. When I first Saw the hanky, i thought it's so lovely but those socks are just as beautiful! As someone who is working with bare threads right now I really look forward to your video!

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  5. everything is lovely, just fabulous!

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  6. The hanky is lovely! The socks are great, too!

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  7. Das Einstecktuch ist wunderschön und natürlich auch die Socken.
    Ich freue mich auf das Video.

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  8. The tatted edging on that hanky is so lovely! Your video is absolute genius! That is why I follow you!
    Nothing like a great pair of hand knit lace socks.

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  9. Hmm, I would love to receive such a hankey, and to make on as well, actually!
    Lovely!

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  10. Loved the tatted hanky. Color combination looks great.

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  11. Loved the tatted hanky. Color combination looks great.

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  13. Absolutely Gorgeous! I'm a tatted edging fanatic and your designs are wonderful to look at and do. 💕

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