Ribbonwinners Tatting Patterns & Shuttles by
Georgia Seitz
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Anchorage Alaska 99515-2905 USA
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See Susan's lovely Filigree Necklaces

This lovely variation with the look of twined gold and silver ribbons, Susan tatted after experimenting with Birgit Phelp's Celtic Heart pattern. She created a "ribbon" effect by using gold and silver metallic thread and doing the SLT after each split ring.

Pearl Necklace©

Pearl Necklace by Susan Phillipo
Pattern by Susan Phillipo, August 2001

KEY:

 

R = ring

C = chain

B = large bead

b = small bead

P or - = picot

^ = reverse picot

J or + = join

L = lock join

DS = doublestitch

# = number of double stitches (DS)

CL = close ring

RW = reverse work

 

To make an 18-inch* necklace requires: 2 shuttles; 10 yards DMC Silver metallic thread; 10 yards DMC Gold metallic thread; 206 pearls.

String 104 beads on Shuttle 1 (Silver thread); string 102 beads on Shuttle 2 (gold thread).

Using Shuttle 1. R1 (requires 2 beads on knotting (ring) thread:

5, B, 5, P, 3, B, 3, CL; RW.

Using Shuttle 2. C1: 5, B, 5, P, 3, B, 3, L; RW.

Using Shuttle 1. C2: 5, B, 5, P, 3, B, 3, L; RW.

Repeat chains 1 and 2 for desired length of necklace. An 18-inch* necklace requires a total of 103 repetitions (1 silver ring, 51 silver chains, 51 gold chains).

 

Variations in length and size can be made easily. For example, a 7-inch* bracelet using a smaller pearl would be as follows:

Using shuttle 1. R1 (requires 2 beads on knotting (ring) thread: 4, b, 4, P, 2, b, 2, CL; RW.

Using shuttle 2. C1: 4, b, 4, P, 2, b, 2, L; RW.

Using shuttle 1. C2: 4, b, 4, P, 2, b, 2, L; RW.

Repeat for a total of 41 repetitions ( 1 silver ring, 20 silver chains, 20 gold chains).

 

Another variation using large pearls and small pearls would be:

For a 20-inch* necklace: String 45 large beads and 45 small beads on Shuttle 1 (Silver thread), alternating large and small beads. String 88 large beads and 44 small beads on Shuttle 2 (gold thread) as follows: large bead, large bead, small bead.

Using Shuttle 1. R1 (requires 2 beads on knotting (ring) thread:

7, B, 7, P, 4, b, 4, CL; RW.

Using Shuttle 2. C1: 5, B, 5, B, 5, P, 4, b, 4, L; RW.

Using Shuttle 1. C2: 7, B, 7, P, 4, b, 4, L; RW.

Repeat chains 1 and 2 for desired length of necklace. A 20-inch* necklace requires a total of 89 repetitions (1 silver ring, 44 silver chains, 44 gold chains).

 

*All lengths are approximations. Lengths will vary with size of thread and tightness of doublestitches.


Many thanks to Susan Phillipo for sharing her work with us.

Any questions? You are welcome to email me.
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