Designer of many tatting patterns. Simple method of beaded tatting. Flowers are my inspiration!

Tuesday, 10 July 2007




Tatted Bookmark


Pretty Practical Tatted Bookmark

Materials: One 20g ball mercerised crochet cotton size 20
One shuttle

Finished size: approx 23cm (9 inches)

Instructions:

R of 3ds, 5p sep by 3ds, 3ds, cl. RW. *Ch of 5ds, p, 5ds. RW. R of 3ds, j to last p of first r, 3ds, 4p sep by 3ds, 3ds, cl. RW. Rep from * 18 times more (20 rings in all). RW Ch of 3ds. RW

Work three ring cluster as follows:
R of 3ds, j to last p of last r, 3ds, 6p sep by 3ds, 3ds, cl. R of 3ds, j to last p of last r, 8p sep by 3ds, 3ds, cl. R of 3ds, j to last p of last r, 3ds, 6p sep by 3ds, 3ds, cl. RW

Ch of 3ds. RW. *R of 3ds, j to p of last r, 3ds, 4p sep by 3ds, 3ds, cl. RW. Ch of 5ds, p, 5ds. RW. Rep from *18 times more. RW. R of 3ds, j to last p of last r, 3ds, 4p sep by 3ds, 3ds, cl. RW. Ch of 3ds, 7p sep by 3ds, 3ds, j to centre p of last ring. **Ch of 3ds, 3p sep by 3ds, 3ds, j to centre p of next r. Rep from **18 times more.

Ch of 3ds, 5p sep by 3ds, 3ds, j to centre p of first r in three ring cluster. Ch of 3ds, 5p sep by 3ds, 3ds, j to 2nd free p on next r of cluster. Ch of 3ds, 5p sep by 3ds, 3ds. RW. R of 7ds, j to centre p of same r, 7ds, cl. RW. Ch of 3ds, 5p sep by 3ds, 3ds, miss one p and j to next p on same r. Ch of 3ds, 5p sep by 3ds, 3ds, j to centre p of last r of cluster.

Ch of 3ds, 5p sep by 3ds, 3ds, j to centre p of next r. *Ch of 3ds, 3p sep by 3ds, 3ds, j to centre p of next r. Rep 18 times more. Ch of 3ds, 5p sep 3ds, 3ds, j to base of last r. Ch of 3ds, j to last p of last ch, 3ds, p 3ds, j to first p of first ch, 3ds, j to base of first r.

Tie ends and cut. Dab craft glue over knot. Press carefully into shape using spray starch.

3 comments:

Jane Eborall said...

Welcome to the wonderful world of tatting on the internet and blogging!!! Great start. I look forward to seeing what else you get up to!!!
JaneEb

Linda S Davies said...

Thanks for your comment, Jane, it's your fault I'm now fixated on t'internet!

N. Maria said...

I need to get past just doing Butterflies and 1 shuttle tatting so I can make your beautiful bookmark!