Spring Earring Dagmar Pezzuto

Spring Earring Dagmar Pezzuto


Spring Earrings by Dagmar Pezzuto ©2015


Dagmar Pezzuto's Spring Earring with tatted cluny leaves



This delicate beaded earring by Dagmar Pezzuto features three tatted cluny leaves and two long chains in Victorian sets.

Abbreviations:



DS, ds = double stitch

R = ring

SR = split ring

CL = cluny leaf

FR = floating ring

SCMR = self closing mock ring, mock ring

+ = join

- = picot

dnrw = do not reverse work

Clr, clr = close ring

Victorian chain = chains tatted in sets of half stitches

CTM = continuous thread method



Large bead = #10 three beads are needed.

Small bead = #4 four beads are needed.



Using two shuttles ctm or needle and ball thread begin earring at the bottom where the arrow points to the start, R1.



R1 = 13 ds + (join to large bead) 13 ds clr.

SR2 = using sh1, 13 ds + (join to large bead) / 13 ds clr.



Prepare cluny loom on hand or loom device and then make 20 passes. A pass in cluny tatting means to take the shuttle/needle from the right to the left and back to the right = one pass.

CL 1 = 20 passes.

SR3 = 2 ds - 2 ds - 2 ds + (join to small bead) / 8 ds clr.

R4 = SCMR 13 ds + (join to large bead) dnrw;

FR5 = a floating ring with 7 picots separated by 1 ds clr dnrw;

cont. SCMR 13 ds clr.

CL 2 = 20 passes + (join to split ring 2).

CL 3 = 20 passes.

R6 = 8 ds + (join to small bead) + (join to R4) 2 ds - 2 ds - 2 ds clr.



Victorian chain 1 = this chain is 72 half stitches long. It is tatted in 6 sets of 6 : 6

R7 = 13 ds + (join to two small beads) - 13 ds clr.

Repeat Victorian chain and fasten off to SR2.





diagram for Dagmar Pezzuto's Spring Earring with tatted cluny leaves



Here are two methods of adding beads to the center of a ring. The upper diagram shows a bead embedded in a split ring. The lower diagram shows a bead placed in the center of a normal tatted ring.



diagram for adding beads to Dagmar Pezzuto's Spring Earring with tatted cluny leaves






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