Abbreviations & Translations

Although the tatting community is striving to codify tatting terms, there still remains a long list of abbreviations to study.

German Tatting Terms star
A list of common tatting terms in German with abbreviations and the English equivalent.

Japanese - English Tatting Terms star
Japanese - English Tatting Terms

Russian - English Tatting Terms star[offsite link]
Russian - English Tatting Terms

Spanish Tatting Terms star
A list of common tatting terms in Spanish with abbreviations and the English equivalent.

Tatting Abbreviations star[offsite link]
This article lists tatting terms and abbreviations used in different books over the years. Tatting terms change as the craft develops.

Tatting Notation Guide star[offsite link]
The Palmetto Tatters Guild Tatting Notation Guide is a useful tool for all tatters.

Tatting Terms Translation star[offsite link]
HereĀ“s a page giving translations of tatting terms into different languages.

What is a Tatted Oeillet? star
An explanation of the term "Oeillet" as used in tatting patterns.

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