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Tatting with Visual Patterns

Tatting with Visual Patterns (Konior) Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced   This is my all time favorite tatting book.  The 59 patterns are presented both in …

Shuttles

There are many types of shuttles on the market these days.  The most common one until recently has been the pointed-oval aluminum …

Starting a Pattern

Because most of tatting is worked in the round, finishing a piece starts with the beginning.  If you want to avoid a …

Hiding Threads

There are several methods for giving your tatted pieces a streamlined, smooth finished look with no little square knots beginning and ending …

Needle Tatting

This form of tatting is made using a needle rather than a shuttle.  The stitches are formed on the needle, then the …

Reading Tatting Patterns

There are several styles of patterns and while they all look different, they do say the same thing, some just take up …

Picots

Picots are loops of thread left between the stitches in tatting.  They are used for making joins as well as decoration.  Lots …

Flipping the Knot Tip

This seems to be the most difficult maneuver in tatting.  If you are tatting right-handed, once you pass the shuttle over or …

Double Stitch Tip

Remember that the first half of the stitch is like an “A” with the shuttle passing first below, then above the working …