Here’s another pattern from what I should have called the Disney vault—except, of course, it’s my vault. I had to redesign and test weave this one three times today which is typical for “picture” patterns, but I find it very boring. Rather than test my third idea without weaving it, I edited my photo. Ditto for the fourth.
Found this in the Disney archives (well, not actually Disney’s, just my own). Several years old, never posted.
This pattern is called “Chick (1)” because there’s another similar design in the offing. It may never see the light of day, but it exists.
Sample square shows Chick (1) with all optional stitches.
Maybe I should be embarrassed about the Easter basket pattern I posted earlier today; I’m not. Though not very good, it illustrates a step in pattern designing—morphing from one idea to another. Originally the green square below was part of an Easter egg design (one of many failed attempts). My husband thought it looked like a basket, so I altered it slightly, called it “Easter Basket,” and posted it here. The more I saw it, the less I liked it. It was pretty obvious how to tidy it up, so here’s the new pattern: