Saturday, August 6, 2011

Net Gifts: Beautiful, Practical, and Unique

Knowing how to net has given me the ability to create unique gifts for people in my life.  This week has been no exception.

A young woman I have known since she was born was married in April in beautiful New Zealand.  On Friday her parents held an open house for her and her new husband.  I figured that weight would be at a premium as they returned to New Zealand, so I made the young couple a net doily. 

Double Star is about 14" in diameter.   

I still needed to make three more gifts this week.  So I decided to make some 3" doilies.  Yes, I can count.  I made 4 doilies.  I wanted to give those three people the opportunity to choose.  Besides, I may keep one for myself.




 Somehow a 3" doily did not seem like enough, so I decided to place each doily in a coaster.

I really like the way they turned out.

Beautiful, practical, and definitely unique.

For the first time in a long time, I found myself netting with thread instead of yarn.  It felt different, but I enjoyed working with size 20 crochet thread and size 70 tatting thread.


Send gifts to pakistan said...

The gifts really look unique...I am glad you share it.

Rita said...

That's one thing I like about making net gifts. They are uniquely made for that person. No one else will have exactly the same gift and no one will receive duplicates.