#### Gina Brummett - May Mystery Motif

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Gina Brummett's May Mystery Motif

Gina Brummet was a great friend and terrific tatter. She offered this pattern as the May Mystery Motif (2008.) The reduced size scans and the pattern are found in message #1555 in Tat Teachers or in the Wednesday, May 07, 2008 entry on her blog. #60 thread was used for the model.

Detail of motif
Designed by Alice A. Brackett

Pattern found on page 26 Needlecraft January 1921

R = ring CH = chain, clr = close ring,

x followed by # = repeat x times, "-" = picot "+" = join
Commence at center of medallion.

1. R 6 - (2 - )x 12, 6 clr. Leave no space.

2. R 6 + (join to last picot previous ring) (2 - )x 12, 6 clr. Leave no space.
Repeat Step 2 once.

3. Split Ring 6 + (2 picot)x 9 / 6 + (2 picot)x 3 . Create mock picot and climb out into next round with another split ring.

4. Split Ring 2 - 2 / 2 - 2 clr.

5. *CH 6 - (3 - )x 3, 6 .

6. R 2 + (join to last picot of previous ring) 2 + (skip one picot then join to following picot of the large ring) 2 - 2 clr.

7. Repeat from * twice

8. CH 6 - (3 - )x 3, 6 .

9. R 2 - 2 + (join to fifth free picot of second large ring) 2 - 2 clr.

10. CH 6 - (3 - )x 3, 6 .

11. R 2 + 2 + (join to third free picot of third large ring) 2 - 2 lose ring.

12. CH 6 - (3 - )x 3, 6 .

13. R 2 - 2 + (join to second picot following of same large ring) 2 - 2 clr.

14. CH 6 - (3 - )x 3, 6 .

15. R 2 + 2 + (join to second picot following of same large ring) 2 - 2 clr.

16. CH 6 - (3 - )x 3, 6 .

17. R 2 + 2 + (join to second picot following of same large ring) 2 - 2 clr.

18. CH 6 - (3 - )x 3, 6 .

19. R 2 + 2 + (join to second picot following of same large ring) 2 - 2 clr.

20. CH 6 - (3 picot)x 7, 6 .

21. R 2 - 2 + (join to sixth free picot of the fourth large ring) 2 - 2 clr.

22. CH 6 - (3 picot)x 7, 6 then join to base of first ring and secure ends.

Gina's website was called: Threads of a Tatting Goddess

Vintage collar
Needlecraft Magazine 1922 Corner

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