#### Diamond Pattern revised Sue Duckles

On page 13 of her book, "Tatting", Norma Benporath offered a set of four designs. These were intended for bridge mats or tablecloths. The symbols are the heart, diamond, spade and club.

Sue Duckles provided a new model for this pattern and she has devised a method to tat the pattern in one pass. Give it a try.

Diamond (one pass)
R1 3, 12p sep by 3 ds, 3. Clr (do not leave a space) DNRW
R2 3 + (last p R1) 3, 7p sep by 3 ds, 3. Clr (do not leave a space) DNRW
R3 3 + (last p R2) 3, 11p sep by 3 ds, 3. Clr (do not leave a space) DNRW
SR4 3 + (last p R3) 3 - 3 - 3 - 3/3 + (first p R1) 3 - 3 - 3. Clr
CLIMB OUT WITH A MOCK PICOT DNRW
SR5 3 - 3 - 3 / 3 - 3 - 3. Clr Rw
CH1 3, 5p sep by 3ds, 3. Rw
R6 3 - 3 + (join to 2nd p of SR 5) 3 + (join to next p on SR4) 3 - 3 - 3 Clr Rw
CH2 3 - 3 - 3 Rw
R7 3 - 3 - 3 + (join to 4th free p of next ring on Centre rings) 3 - 3 - 3 Clr Rw
CH 3 3 - 3 - 3 - 3
R8 3 - 3 + (join to 2nd p of R7) 3 + (join to next p on R) 3 - 3 - 3 Clr Rw
CH4 3, 8p sep by 3 ds, 3 Rw
R9 3 - 3 - 3 + (join to next p on same ring) 3 - 3 - 3 Clr Rw
CH5 3 - 3 - 3 - 3 Rw
R10 3 - 3 + (join to 2nd p of R9) 3 + (join to next p on R) 3 - 3 - 3 Clr Rw
CH6 3 - 3 - 3
R11 3 - 3 - 3 + (join to 3rd free p on next centre ring) 3 - 3 - 3 Clr Rw
CH7 3, 5p sep by 3ds, 3. Rw
R12 3 - 3 + (join to 2nd p of R11) 3 + (join to next p on same centre R) 3 - 3 - 3 Clr Rw
CH8 3 - 3 - 3 Rw
R13 3 - 3 - 3 + (join to 4th free p of next R on Centre rings) 3 - 3 - 3 Clr Rw
CH9 3 - 3 - 3 - 3
R14 3 - 3 + (join to 2nd p of R13) 3 + (join to next p on R) 3 - 3 - 3 Clr Rw
CH10 3, 8p sep by 3 ds, 3 Rw
R15 3 - 3 - 3 + (join to next p on same ring) 3 - 3 - 3 Clr Rw
CH11 3 - 3 - 3 - 3 Rw
R16 3 - 3 + (join to 2nd p of R15) 3 + (join to next p on R) 3 - 3 - 3 Clr Rw
CH12 3 - 3 - 3
R17 3 - 3 - 3 + (join to 3rd free p on next centre ring) 3 - 3 - 3 Clr Rw
CH7 3, 5p sep by 3ds, 3. Rw
R12 3 - 3 + (join to 2nd p of R17) 3 + (join to next p on same centre R) 3 - 3 - 3 Clr Rw
CH13 3 - 3 - 3 C&T to top of SR 5.

Taken from an original pattern by Norma Benporath in The Home Beautiful Tatting Book Pg
13 (The Bridge Set)

Bridge set Diamond

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