11460 Via Appia
Anchorage Alaska 99515-2905 USA
Use about 48" (1.5m) of thread. You are making one large ring with 10 picots. Do not close the ring until the end.|
R 3 DS picot A (see template) 2 DS picot C 2 DS picot D 2 DS; continue, being sure that picot A is not twisted, find top center and join it to the ring as you would join a picot from another ring and continue to tat 2 more DS. Adjust the loops of thread to your liking.
Continue tatting picot B 2 DS picot D 2 DS; Join picot B in the same manner as picot A and continue to tat 3 DS.
Using thread size #8 - 10|
Picot A 3 1/2"
Picot B 2 5/8"
Picot C 3/4"
Picot D 1/2"
Picot A 2 5/8"
Picot B 2"
Picot C 1/2"
Picot D 5/8"
Questions? Contact direct: Judith Alta Kidder
The techinque of changing colors by tying the two threads together is commonly refered to as the Shoelace Trick by Wally Sosa
Any questions? You are welcome to email me.
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