French Tatting Terms

French Tatting Terms

English

Abbreviations

French

Bare Thead Space, BTS

laissez courir u peu de fil

Chain

A

arceau,chaine

Close

fermez

Continue all around

jusque au bout

Cut

coupez

Double stitch, DS

ND

noeude, node double

Following

suivant

Half stitch

demi-noeude

Join, +

raccordez

Needle (tatting needle)

aig

aiguille

Picot

P, p, -

picot

Picot Josephine

PJ

picot made from half stitch only

Previous ring

anneau précédent

Reverse work

retournez de travail

Ring

R, r

anneau, rond,ring

Separated by

séparé

Shuttle, shuttle 1, shuttle 2 etc

SH1, N1 etc.

navette, navette 1, navette 2 etc.

Skip, miss

sautez

Start

debut, commencez

Tat, make...

fairez

Tatting

frivolité

Tie off

nouez

Times, i.e, number of repetitions

fois

Turn, turn work as in turning a page of a book

tournez

Using 1 (2, etc.) shuttle(s)

avec 1 (2, etc.) navette(s)




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