I finally have had hook in hand!!! Actually feels so good 😁 I started hooking Pumpkin Man, a pattern by DG. I asked on Facebook if anyone had any idea who DG was, and she/he remains a mystery.
The margins on the pattern . . . what can I say? On either side they are only about an inch. A little more on the top and bottom. Now any hooker will know it is impossible to hook it on a frame with so little a margin.
Had I thought ahead, I would have transferred the pattern to another piece of linen and then used the reverse side of this piece to draw something else. You know what they say about hindsight! Even adding muslin to the pattern to allow me to use it on my frame, I will have to make the pattern a bit smaller so I will have enough linen to turn back before binding. Live and learn, but the pattern was a bargain at only $5.
Pumpkin Man's body is hooked.
Not yet sure what I am going to do with his face, so I plan to work on some background next.
Thanks so much for stopping by.
Pug hugs 😊