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Beginning Needle Tatting by Carol Forbes



Carol Forbes who offers an instructional cd for needle tatting shares with the online tatting class a pattern for the beginning tatter who has mastered the basics of needle tatting. The long chains require patience to control. Keep a firm grip on those stitches in order to maintain your tension.

R = Ring CH = Chain rw = Reverse Workp or - = picot + = join
R 8 - 4 - 4 - 8 rw (reverse work, ignore in all these cases as you secured teardrop)
CH 8 rw
R 4 + 4 - 4 (join to 3rd p of first ring) rw
CH 8 - 8 - 8 rw
R 4 + 4 - 4 (join to 2nd p of last ring) rw
CH 8 - 8 - 8 rw

More Tatting from Carol


R 4 + 4 - 4 (join to 2nd p of last ring) rw
CH 8 rw
R 8 + 4 + 4 - 8 (join to 2nd p of last ring, 2nd p of first ring) rw
CH 8 rw
R 4 + 4 - 4 (join to 3rd p of last ring) rw
CH 8 - 8 - 8 rw


R 4 + 4 - 4 (join to 2nd p of last ring) rw
CH 8 - 8 - 8 rw
R 4 + 4 + 4 (join to 2nd p of last ring, join to first p of first ring) rw
CH 8 rw Weave in threads on wrong side of work

Contact Carol Forbes direct. cforbes385@earthlink.net

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