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Braided Picots Split ring Edging - Dagmar Pezzuto


EDGE WITH CROSSED PICOTS by Dagmar Pezzuto 2013



split ring edging with braided picot by Dagmar Pezzutto from Brazil 2013


Here is a great exercise in the split ring tatting technique and an introduction to working with crossed (or braided) picots. The long picots are depended from one side of the split ring and are created with shuttle one. There are also decorative motifs thrown off from the bottom side of the split ring using shuttle two. Those are called floating rings.


We call these decorative sets of three rings a cloverleaf motif if the center ring is larger than the two side rings. If the rings are all the same size we refer to that element as a trefoil. Note there is no chain between the rings and usually no bare thread showing. (There are exceptions to that.)



ABBREVIATIONS

--- : Long picot

- : picot

R : ring

SR : Split ring

FR : Floating ring

Clr : Close ring

2 SHUTTLES





SR 1 : 6DS --- --- 2DS --- --- 6DS/ 7DS 1DS 1DS 1DS 7DS. Clr.

SR2 : 6DS --- --- 2DS --- --- 6DS / 8DS Throw off the three-ring cloverleaf motif.

FR1: 3DS 3DS 3DS 3DS. Clr.

FR2 : 3DS + FR1 7DS 1DS 1DS 7DS 3DS. Clr.

FR3 : 3DS + FR2 3DS 3DS 3DS. Clr.)

Reposition to complete the split ring.

SR cont'd. 8DS. Clr.
Repeat for desired length.



To turn a corner leave off the four long picots from the bottom side of the split ring.

CORNER

SR : 18 DS/ 8DS Throw off the three-ring cloverleaf motif.

FR1: 3DS 3DS 3DS 3DS. Clr.

FR2 : 3DS + FR1 7DS 1DS 1DS 7DS 3DS. Clr.

FR3 : 3DS + FR2 3DS 3DS 3DS. Clr.)

Reposition to complete the split ring.

SR cont'd. 8DS. Clr.

Make desired length. Make long picots 1.5 cm or 5/8".



split ring edging with braided picot by Dagmar Pezzuto from Brazil 2013



Dagmar Pezzuto is a very talented tatter. She has shared many patterns with us online. Please see her work on BellaOnline.com.


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