Thursday, December 17, 2015

Tips For Tangling 63Y

One of the three tangles used in last week's "It's a String Thing" #122 was CZT Hsin-Ya Hsu's 63Y.
For many of us, it proved to be quite challenging.
In looking over the original step outs, I've come with an alternative as well as a few
Tips for Tangling ~

Be sure to visit Hsin-Ya Hsu's original step out on TanglePatterns - click here to view.  She includes some beautiful ways to embellish the tangle.

Just last week, this kitchen was featured on the Houzz website - click here to view the full story.

Contemporary Kitchen by London Architects & Building Designers Trevor Brown Architect

The back splash is tiled.  The author describes the tile as "kite shaped" - isn't that interesting?

Enjoy mastering this unique pattern!


  1. This is great! Thanks so much Adele.

  2. Adele, I see Tripoli in the kitchen back splash. I see triangles with a a line from the sides converging in the center. Tripoli is my favorite tangle, which may explain why that come to mind so quickly.:)
    Thanks for giving an alternative way of drawing 63Y. It is very easy to follow your step outs.

  3. THANK YOU! Especially for the tip about stopping the verticals just shy of the midpoint. That's what was throwing me off!

  4. your step out for 63y is very helpful. thank you for taking the time to illustrate this pattern into easy, elemental strokes! ~midori

  5. I am so happy to know that this helped!