Maisel and heading off to a social club for a spot of tea and crafting. Holder: 4.5cm long and 7.5cm in circumference at end of Round 22. Pop your thimble into the thimble holder and pull the drawstring tight to close the ‘Flower’. I think this would make an excellent gift for a crafty friend.
Silly how such a small item can make one forget, just for a moment, that there is still a mountain of washing to do and the kitchen floor… You can stop the increase rounds early if your thimble holder is too wide. Slip one of the straps through one handle of your scissors and slip the loop over the 12mm bead. In fact, I think it would make a brilliant swapsy project!
She went to most of these when there were dances or social functions, but it was the Italian club that she visited most often. Ch 2, make 3 dc in the next ch-2 sp, ch 2.* Repeat from * to * 6 more times. Take the B strand that falls in front of the loop and move it slightly to the left . Knot the two ends and work them away into the top of the tassel, then down into the tassel . Insert your 2mm hook into the sl knot (above the tassel) and ch 100 (ish), being careful not to drop any strands. Thread the drawstring through the gaps in Round 23, starting from the outside and ending on the outside.
Daily, in fact; sometimes for an hour, sometimes for two or three. This is easiest to do if you thread the end tail of yarn through a needle and use the needle. Wrap some MC around your splayed hand ten times and cut. Using the end tail of yarn from the drawstring, sew around the centre of the bundle twice, securing the stitches through the last ch of the drawstring .
In fact, I can guarantee that you can whip one up in less time than it took me to do this photo tutorial! I found it very meditative trying to figure out the most fluent way to do the braid and getting used to what goes where.