Here are 2 more Snowflakes I was able to tat today.
and there are several things I learned doing it too.
1. The same thread as yesterday's flake, Lizbeth size 40 white and Kreinik Very Fine Braid size 4 in silver. but I didn't follow the pattern exactly as I turned the chains the wrong way, the stitches face out instead of in. What can I say? I was watching the Vikings win again, my attention was a bit distracted. I didn't realize I had turned the chains inside out until several points had been done, so decided to finish it the way it was. This was the end of the spool of size 4 Kreinik Very Fine Braid.
2. The white thread is the same, but the silver is Kreinik Fine Braid size 8 also in Silver. It is a larger braid then the size 4. Combined with the Lizbeth they come closer to about a size 15 thread I think. This Snowflake is larger, but I did get the pattern turned correctly so the points are more defined.
I like the size 4 braid better of the two. I will have to get more of that. But it will take a lot to do all the snowflakes I was planning on with I can only get 2 out of each spool. I do have some DMC metallic thread that is 3stranded and will be using that to compare as well before I decide exactly what I want. I will have to do that soon as I ordered the Kreinik from Handy Hands. and will want to order more just as soon as the Aerlite shuttles are ready.
as far as the pattern goes, I think I like both of them.
Hope you had a great tatting weekend.
nearly midnight, time for bed.