Wednesday, August 17, 2011

DUST BUNNY - a new tangle!

After Amaze and perhaps Knightsbridge I think this is the simplest tangle I know. Only two steps! However, the shading outside the spiral is essential. You don't need to shade absolutely everywhere along the line; most of the area will give the desired effect.


Dust bunny? For those who may use different expressions, a dust bunny is one of those balls of fluff that seems to appear from nowhere under furniture.  This tangle also resembles a rabbit's tail! Here are two tiles using Dust Bunny:

Tangles: Caviar, Dust Bunny, Flux, Marasu, Purslane (or Flux variation), spiral and dots

Tangles: Dust Bunny, Emingle, Flukes, Miranda, Munchin, Rick's Paradox, Seljuk

Forget the house cleaning. Tangle some Dust Bunnies instead! :-)

10 comments:

  1. Ssshh! I think there is a collection of Dust Bunnies under my couch...love it!

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  2. Wonderful! One of the nice things about dust bunnies is that you do not need to feed or walk them. They pretty much take care of themselves.

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  3. Beautiful
    True genius lies in simplicity.
    In Germany we call them "wool mice" - same species - take care of themselves,too....

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    1. "Wool mice" - that's lovely! Thanks Cornelia.

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  4. Love this, Margaret. What a wonderful variation on a simple spiral design.

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  5. I was looking at your list of tangles and this was the first I looked at... who could resist the impulse to check out a tangle named 'Dust Bunny'. I love how you tied it into its neighboring tangle on the second tile.

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