Name Tags by AJ Sutton

Name Tags by AJ Sutton
Name Tags by AJ Sutton ©2016
name tags by AJ Sutton

AJ Sutton is 92 years young and still tatting. She also teaches china painting. She is a long time member of the Online Tatting class, too.

In honor of the Denver Broncos:

2 Shuttles or needle and ball thread
Beads to spell the chosen name and
Check the placement of the alphabet beads carefully before you begin.

Cloverleaf:
R1 R 3 vsp 12 vsp 3 clr dnrw
R2 R 3 + 7 - 7 vsp 3 clr dnrw
R3 R 3 + 12 vsp 3 clr dnrw

Next is a row of split rings, choose your preferred method of placing a bead in the center of a split ring.

R4 SR 3 + (join to vsp of last cloverleaf ring) 4 - 7 /
SR 3 + (join to vsp of first cloverleaf ring) 4 - 7

name tags by AJ Sutton

Be sure bead is in place before you close the split ring, clr dnrw .
Continue split rings for each bead of the name.
At the end repeat the cloverleaf.

For your own name tag or fob:

2 Shuttles or needle and ball thread
Beads to spell the chosen name (check the placement of the alphabet beads carefully before you begin)

Cloverleaf
R1 R 12 clr dnrw
R2 R 10 - 10 clr dnrw
R3 R 12 clr dnrw

For the row of split rings, choose your preferred method of placing a bead in the center of a split ring.

R4 SR 6 - 6 / 6 - 6 clr dnrw
Be sure bead is in place before you close the split ring clr dnrw and continue split rings for each bead of the name.

After the last split ring with bead clr and rw repeat the cloverleaf. Secure the last cloverleaf ring to the last split ring with bead ring and begin to chain.

CH 5 + (slj to picot of last split ring) 5 + (slj to the back of the work of next split ring
continue to chain across. After the last join to the split ring in the name, begin hanging loop of tiny split rings.

SR 3 / 3 clr drnw repeat for 3 - 4 " or desired length
At the "point or top" of the loop, make the middle split ring asymmetrical, i.e.,
SR 4 / 2, then return to SR 3/3
End hanging loop at last split ring of the name.

There are many ways to add beads to the center of a ring or split ring.
Please review:

http://www.janeeborall.freeservers.com/AddBead CentreSR.pdf

http://www.janeeborall.freeservers.com/AddBeadCentreRMethod2.pdf



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