I tried out my first charted tawashi pattern today. I wanted to see if I could follow along with the symbols and in the end it came out just right. I am really proud of myself! This is what the instructions looked like:
Here is my finished Koinobori (Carp Flag) Tawashi:
Although it turned out just like the pattern and I think it is super cute, I probably won’t make many more if any at all. There were so many yarn tails from changing colors so often that it took forever to weave them all in securely at the end.