Imported Designs of Tatting Book #77 8150
Imported Designs of Tatting Book #77 © 1936
With a clear photo and a numbered diagram, the tatter can recreate all the patterns in this book, "Imported Designs of Tatting Book #77" easily. This booklet was published with photos of the tatting only. No instructions, no patterns.
Pattern #8150 pg. 10
Using two shuttles or one shuttle/needle and ball thread, begin with a round center ring of 7 picots and use a mock picot to climb out into row 1.
Center Ring 3 - 3 - 3 - 3 - 3 - 3 - 3 - 3 clr mock picot, dnrw, climb out.
Split Ring 3 - 3 - 3 - 3 / 3 - 3 - 3 - 3 clr rw
*CH 5 - 5 - 5 - 5 rw
R 3 - 3 + (join to previous ring) 3 - 3 + (join to picot of center ring) 3 - 3 - 3 - 3 clr rw
Repeat from * 7 times. The last chain is a split chain.
Split CH 5 - 5 / 5 - 5 mp climb out.
R 3 - 3 - 3 - 3 - 3 - 3 - 3 - 3 clr rw
CH 3 - 3 - 3 - 3 + (join to middle picot of row 1 chain ) 3 - 3 - 3 - 3 rw
Repeat around; the rings are not joined.
The last ring is a split ring.
Split Ring 3 - 3 - 3 - 3 - / 3 - 3 - 3 clr mp
All the rings in the row have 3 ds between each picot or join. There is a 3 ds split chain after the last ring. Join the rings as indicated in the original photo and on the diagrams.
All the long chains have 3 ds between each picot or join but the 3 short chains are all
CH 5 + 5
Please consider using RODS, for all the chains. The reversal of the first and second half stitches will create the all front/back side look to the tatting.
This motif could serve as an insertion in the center of a tablecloth or as the crown of a baby's cap. It would decorate the top of a pincushion also and make a great gift, too.
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