Tor Rhuann Designs 2008 Christmas ornament is finally finished!
(Click to download PDF pattern)
Candles or lights seem to be a pretty universal winter-holiday symbol (or at least for the winter holidays I'm aware of), and I've always had a fondness for them.
This one was a bit late getting done, partly because I struggled a little with what to do for the border. I'm quite pleased with how it turned out, though. I decided to play around a bit with stitch thickness - the glow around the candles is stitched with one strand instead of two.
In other news, DH and I recently celebrated our 18th anniversary. He got me a star! (Well, he got stars named after us.) I'm not a fan of diamonds, but stars are big sparkly things I think I like. For my part, I got him an 18-year single malt islay Scotch (Bunnahabhain).
I wish all of my readers a happy holiday season (whichever holiday you happen to celebrate), and many blessings in the upcoming year!
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