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Sunday, 24 June 2012

Hooked On New York Roundabout

Kate Seely from Ontario is working diligently on her New York Roundabout mat. Isn't it gorgeous?
She took a break from it this winter to do this Oriental. Of this mat Kate writes, The Oriental is called "Double Happiness" because that is what the grouping of 2 characters at each end of the rug mean. I was at loose ends deciding what to do in the purple columns because I had hooked in a number of things and taken them out because I didn't like them. Knowing how complex Chinese characters are, I decided to see if numbers were any easier. They are! The characters down the left side and up the right side read 6 1 2 4 9 - my birth date.

Beautiful work. Thanks so much for sharing these pictures, Kate - now...get hooking: we want to see the New York Roundabout finished! :)

3 comments:

  1. Really enjoyed seeing your work, Kate. Did you make the quilt also? It would be interesting to see them together. Maybe that could be your next project!

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  2. Thanks for sharing your projects Kate. The colours in the New York Roundabout are very appealing to me

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  3. Karen,
    So Kate didn't do her tablerunner a block at a time? Did she transfer your pattern to a large sheet of paper?

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