Gina Brummett - May Mystery Motif

Gina Brummett - May Mystery Motif

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Gina Brummett's May Mystery Motif



Gina Brummet tatted this model of the Needlecraft Jan. 1921 motif by Alice Brackett in 2008

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



 orignal collar using model of the Needlecraft Jan. 1921 motif by Alice 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



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