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

Wednesday, 5 March 2008

Purple Allum Tatted Flower

Materials:
Size 20 purple tatting cotton. 1 shuttle. 6 inches of 20 gauge green wire. 6 purple seed beads. 1 large green bead (as seed pod). PVA craft glue.

Method:
Small petals - make 2.
Wind 18 inches of thread onto shuttle, but do not cut from ball.
R 2 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 2 cl, RW
*C mp 3, start SCMR 3 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 3 cl SCMR, 3 lj to next p.**
Rep from * to ** all round until 6 points have been made and lj to mp.
Cut and tie ends, dab knot with glue.

Medium petals - make 2
Wind 20 inches of thread onto shuttle, but do not cut from ball.
R 2 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 2 cl, RW
*C mp 5, start SCMR 3 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 3 cl SCMR, 5 lj to next p.**
Rep from * to ** all round until 6 points have been made and lj to mp.

Large petal - make 1.
Wind 22 inches of thread onto shuttle, but do not cut from ball.
R 2 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 2 cl, RW
*C mp 7, start SCMR 3 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 3 cl SCMR, 7 lj to next p.**
Rep from * to ** all round until 6 points have been made and lj to mp.
Cut and tie ends, dab knot with glue.
Make one small ring with 9 long picots separated with 1 ds, cl, tie & cut ends.

To make up:
Tat all pieces required.
Glue seed bead to one end.
Glue the rest of the pieces in the following order:
Small ring, bead;
Small petal, bead;
Medium petal. bead;
Large petal, bead;
Medium petal, bead;
Small petal;
Large green bead.

6 comments:

LadyShuttleMaker aka MadMadPotter said...

Yay! Thank you for sharing such a delightful pattern!

Pamela said...

That is really lovely, a 'must do', thanks Linda.

Lace-lovin' Librarian - Diane said...

This is so pretty! Thank you for sharing the pattern!

Jeannette said...

WOW! Your work is so lovely Linda!

Clyde said...

Thank you for sharing the pattern. The flower is very pretty.

Tattycat said...

This is very pretty and my favorite color. Thanks for sharing.