I’m not sure, that this pattern is really about fans, but anyway this black temari looks nice in it 🙂 It’s really simple and made with the basic kiku stitches. All eight sides of the balls are different in color.
It is the first temari that my cat not only payed attention to, but actually stole and tried to hide somewhere. Cats!
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Intersection of the squares, made with masu stitches, form the Mitsubishi pattern (“three diamonds”). This pattern is said to be very masculine, which is indeed proved by my husband, who likes this ball more than my beloved intricate chrysanthemum designs (though the latter took much longer to stitch and were quite a pain).