bales

little lines

The Diva’s Challenge this week was a UMT challenge involving an interesting tangle, Athitzi by Eleanor Holt. The pattern is just a series of short, parallel lines, but Eleanor produced a stunning effect in her tile.

I didn’t know where to go with this tangle, so I just drew a tile and incorporated Athitzi here and there. By my count Athitzi pops up 7 times in this tile. Can you find them all?

Athitzi, Bales, Gneiss, Kathy's Dilemma, Mooka, Rain, Rixty, Sanibelle, Static, Trumpits, Vega

Athitzi, Bales, Gneiss, Kathy’s Dilemma, Mooka, Rain, Rixty, Sanibelle, Static, Trumpits, Vega

all in a globe

It’s a String Thing #75 involved TanglePatterns String 75, designed by Maria Thomas, and five of Maria’s tangles, Bales, Echoism, Ennies, Pokeleaf and Pokeroot.

Bales, Echoism, Ennies, Pokeleaf, Pokeroot

Bales, Echoism, Ennies, Pokeleaf, Pokeroot

At first I didn’t intend to use all five of the patterns, but as I tangled, they all emerged. I like Ennies a lot. It’s a combination of Flux and Tipple, two patterns that I enjoy a lot. Bales and Echoism have lots of room for customisation as well. I was a little less inspired by Pokeleaf and Pokeroot, but I’m looking forward to see what other people did with them when Adele posts the tiles on Tuesday.