Thursday, March 6, 2014
Lots of Loops!
This was fun. I started it yesterday and finished it this morning. I did the center with over dyed floss and the outer edge with three rows of DMC floss that matched.
Granted, it isn't very big, but this was just a trial run to see how it looked. It really does look like one of Grandma Daisy's big buttonhole rugs. I am definitely going to do more and some that are larger.
As I stitched, I started thinking...I do a LOT of looping. All of the trim around the open areas on my wicker are looped. And the edges under the braid are looped. Every piece of wicker that I do has looping on it.
I do buttonholes and blanket stitch edging. Needle made lace is all loops. Some embroidery stitches are just plain loops.
Loops are everywhere if you just look for them.
I even do looping in jewelry. These bracelets are done in Viking weave with fine wire. I found out that this is considered looping as well as the single loop.
This was a precursor to knitting. It is just a double loop.
OK...So I am playing for time here. I have to go into town in just a little bit for more Model Air clay....Completely out and still a lot of house to cover.
Hang in there. I will be back at it, as soon as I get home. Maybe even with some more loopy ideas... No snide remarks, please.
See you tomorrow.