Nellie Hall Youngburg #21 Patterns
Forty Original Designs in Tatting By Nellie Hall Youngburg Novel and Unique Designs with Complete Instructions for Every Pattern Designed and Executed by Nellie Hall Youngburg, Brookings, SD© 1921. As a group tatting project, tatters in the Online Tatting Class have been rewriting and modernizing the patterns in this vintage tatting book. Diagrams and new models have been prepared to help the tatter follow the patterns more easily. Both the original public domain booklet and the new version are being posted online to share with all tatters everywhere.
NH Youngburg Medallion #21 Pg.6
Tatted by Patricia Vera-Camacho
Although the no-cut and tie version of this pattern has been posted, this version which does use cut and tie shows the opportunity to introduce more color into the single pattern. This medallion will made in three rounds. For the first and second round you use only one shuttle, however, round 3 has chains which required two threads, one shuttle/needle and ball or two shuttles. The original pattern called for working with No. 20 linen color crochet cotton. I used No. 80 and the result was a medallion with 4,05 cm diameter.
R = Ring
- or P = Picot
DS= Double Stitch
RW= Reverse Work
R a round center ring of 8 picots separated by 1 ds, close, tie and cut threads.
R 10 - 10 close, lock join to fasten in a picot of first ring
* Ring 6 + (join to picot of a large ring) 6 close, rw
CH 6, 5 picots separated by 3 ds, 6 rw
R 6 (join to picot of next large ring) 6 close, rw
CH 6 rw
R 6 - 6 rw
CH 6 rw
Repeat from *
Note the effect of three colors in the one piece is very attractive. Please feel free to experiment.
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