Joel’s Mother does rather nicely at needle-work. So, naturally, Joel encourages me in the home-arts. My pattern is from a book cover off the internet. The picture was too small to see the exact shapes, so I ½ made it up.
The book is Tree and Leaf. Ballantine Books summarizes as follows:
…contains Professor Tolkien’s famous essay on the form of the fairy story and its particular values of Fantasy, Recovery, Escape and consolation, followed by the story "Leaf by Niggle" which illustrates the ideas suggested.