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2 .A Beautiful 36-inch Between Meal Cloth See page 3 I for Description.

Turn the work. used for drawing in the joining loops. For fine and average work use a shuttle from 20 to 3 inches in length. nickel. and drawn a ring. it may be of four to twelve stitches. and do not wind on so much cotton at a time that the points gape open at the ends. or hard rubber.. (sm p) a very small picot. are half like 3 . Two the shuttle.. A loop left between stitches. PICOT (p)... SETS OF STITCHES (sts ): 4-4.. TATTED BEADINGS TATTED MEDALLIONS AND THEIR ApPLICATION .. The required number a f double made with the shuttle thread only. stitches up into of Stitches JOIN. A ring formed of single stitches... . mother of pearl.. then the same number of single stitches.... Thread shuttle passed CONTINUOUS THREAD... shuttle and ball. The tatting shuttle is the instrument used in tatting to wind the thread upon with which the lace is made. through A loop drawn through a picot.. silver. or other numbers.... but for very coarse work use a 5-inch shuttle........ unbroken between CHAIN (ch). 23 24-25 26-27 27 28-29 30-31 31 32 THEIR ABBREVIATIONS . as many ds before and after as between.. The last is the one in most common use. 12-13 KNOT STITCH TATTING TATTING WITH NEEDLE AND SHUTTLE CLUNY TATTING 14-15 16-17 18-19 General Information THE MATERIALS for making tatting are a hard twisted thread and a shuttle. half stitches made with RING (r). Thread passed under (lp) the work a REVERSE. 3 4-6 6-7 8-10 . long picot. Shuttles may be either of bone... A scallop or cord made with the ball thread.. on the shuttle thread. SHUTTLES. to the next point... SLIP STITCH (sl st). ivory. Experienced tatters prefer the plain shuttle. means JOSEPHINE KNOT. the second half of a ds.Contents PAGE TATTING STITCHES AND PAGE LATTICE STITCH TATTING TWISTED TATTING ROLL STITCH TATTING CENTREPIECE IN TATTING AND WEAVING TATTING WITH BRAID . and thread drawn tightly. not drawn up into a ring. . THE TERM... 20-23 . it.... Some shuttles have a pick or a crochet hook at one end to take the place of the ordinary pin or crochet hook.... forming one stitch. but in an opposite direction.. or any number... In selecting a shuttle see that the two points are close. 11 GENERAL DIRECTIONS FOR TATTING SINGLE THREAD TATTING Two-THREAD TATTING.. 3 ps 2 ds between. and continue as before.. like the first half of a ds. single stitches of the stated number. like the first of a ds.. this is one set of stitches. Explanation DOUBLE STITCH (ds ).••• BOUDOIR CAP AND CAMISOLE Top TATTED BABY BONNET DESCRIPTION OF CEKTREPIECE SHOWN ON PAGE 2 TABLE RUNNER ..

or double stitch. not edges. with its sides. with two finished stitches. on which it must slip to make a perfect stitch. Do not draw the stitch too tight. Third Position of the Hands. and keep the shuttle thread very tight. Pull the shuttle thread up tightly. which should slip freely along the shuttle thread. The tight upper thread on the left hand must slip between the shuttle and forefinger going forward. then tighten. First and Second Position of the hands (Figures and 2). Fourth Position of the Hands (Figure 4). back over the left thread. When the full double stitch is made.General Directions for Tatting First Position of the Hands (Figure I). Spread the fingers a little. the thread passing under the shuttle. (See Figure 1 for position of the hands. loosen slightly the left hand. and repeat the rings until they are . which places it ~as a loop upon the tightened shuttle thread. and Figure I. before going farther." which is designated by ds. and under the right thread. loosen the tight thread on the left 4 Figure 4. where it must slip freely. is the knack of hand by bringing the second and third fingers forward a little. except at the little jerk which makes the perfect stitch. in coming back. and pull the shuttle thread tight with a slight jerk. ready for the next stitch.) Hold the shuttle. there with the thread-end down between the thumb and forefinger. drop the thread from the Ettie finger. until the first and last ds meet as closely as possible. and you have the first part of the "double knot" or "double stitch. When facility in making ds is acquired. between the thumb and forefinger of the right hand. then to the left hand. to hold the thread tense. the thread encircles all of the fingers and passes upward between the thumb and forefinger. Draw the shuttle thread tight. Leave a short bit of thread between this ring and the next. Figure 3. be made of 8 or 10 ds. and is the common stitch in tatting. The jerk throws a stitch on the shuttle thread. This is shown in Figure 4. Fourth Position of the Hands. as shown in Figure 2. The second part of the ds. which slips between the shuttle and the forefinger of the right hand. the hands return to the position of Figure I. Third Position of the Hands (Figure 3). First Position of the Hands. or double stitch. The one difficult point in learning to do tatting. the little hitch or jerk after every half stitch. a ring may Figure 2. Draw the shuttle thread tight. and over the little finger. under three fingers. then tighten the thread on the left hand with the second finger. and between the shuttle and thumb coming back. you have a ds. After the shuttle comes back. but hold it firmly. One can learn best with a firm cord or very coarse thread. made thus. As shown in Figure 3. pass the back end of the shuttle over and under the thread on the left hand. Pass the shuttle under both threads. will aid in acquiring the even tension which is necessary for even and accurate work. Second Position of the Hands. A little practice with this stitch.

and are used in joining the rings and sections. Turn and make another ring. p. it means 3 ds. designated by p. but a simpler one is very reliable. Do not detach the shuttle thread from the ball. Most of them are made with the shuttle and ball. and a little over to run through the chains. and draw tight. With coarse thread a little more is needed. there must be as many Figure 9. Tatting with Shuttle and Ball (Figure 7). ds before the first pand after the last as there are between.easily made. With the shuttle make ds as for a ring. finish the stitch. which holds the p in place. Tatting with Shuttle and Ball Thread. A little practice will soon give evenness in the size of the picots. Position of the Hands in Making a Picot. a very few with two shuttles. and wind it several times around the lower Figure 5. of a second. Rings are always made with one thread. make great variety possible. 2 ds. nor are many on a ring. so that there will be four when finished. left hand. I p) is indicated. merely leave a little space on the thread between two ds. thus making the work firm. that is. p. Position of the Hands for Joining. or ch. chains with two. There are very few tatting designs now which use but one thread. This is done with the last picot of the ring before. Except in a very few patterns. Finish the ring. Pass the ball thread over the left fingers. p. Open Picot. Position of the Hands in Maki~g a Picot (Fig. 2 ds. Picots are of ordinary length unless a long picot Figure 8. Figure 8 shows an open picot. p. It is often helpful to estimate the amount of shuttle thread required for the design in hand. Picots are loops around the edge of a ring of tatting. p. When the directions say "1' 3 p separated by 2 ds. p. Position of the Hands for Joining (Figure 6). Turn and repeat the chain. The short ones are neater. Make as few joinings in the thread as possible. 2 ds. very long picots are not desirable. When a ring or other part is to be repeated three times. Rings are made with' the shuttle only. Make as many ds as follow the last picot. 3 ds. turn it down and hold tightly between the thumb and forefinger of the left hand. ure 5). To make a picot. then pull up closely. drawing them up closely to the ring. The "weaver's knot" is often used. Figure 6. To work with the shuttle and ball (see Figure 7). 2 ds . 2 ds. Joining Threads. Figure 5 shows one picot and the beginning to six ordinary rings of fourteen ds. They add very much to the decoration and beauty of the work. and neatness of the work. Figure 9 one drawn up close. firmer and wear better. 3 ds. adds much to the rapidity. make a ring with the shuttle. firmness. and wind it upon the shuttle. With a pin or crochet-hook pull the thread running over the part of the little finger. joining it to the first. and you have two joined rings. through which pass the shuttle. not counting the one already made. 3 ds. chains with the shuttle and ball. through the picot in a loop. Keeping the thread very short between the shuttle and work. but if they say r. Figure 7. A clover-leaf is a group of three rings made close together." or ch the same it means 2 ds. This is done by allowing one yard 5 . Join all very closely. 3 p's separated by 2 ds. it means that you are to make that part three times.

leave one-fourth inch thread. Joining Threads. and with two or more picots if desired. Figure 14. It it a very pretty addition. Repeat indefinitely. Single or Half Knots. and it is very dainty when made made of two rows of rings worked alternately. Single Thread Tatting It will be well for the beginner to practice on the simple edges and insertions which follow. A very plain pattern. A drop of water on the two ends before tying will firmly fasten Josephine Knots of Single or Half Stitches (Figures I I and 12). close). or widened indefinitely. repeat r. Do not be discouraged by a ring which will not slip. can be transformed into a thing of beauty. and you will have a firm knot. Small Josephine Picot. Then cut or break off both ends. Large Josephine Picot. by a slight change. with fine thread and used on the edge of footing to trim handkerchiefs. or a false stitch. This is the simple edge our grandmothers made. then drop the end and continue as usual until ring is completed. 6 . Double Row of Rings. To make like illustration. which may be curved. is a beautiful and useful edging. Figure 15. Leave a thread end of about 12 inches. make about 3 or 4 ds. It may be made with any number of stitches between picots. Single or Half Knots. but be careful that the second tie lies exactly across the first. shaped. In many German patterns these knots are used profusely with fine effect. but may be made of ten or more. the most wiry thread. 60 hard-twist cotton. Figure 14 made with No. 3 ds. Figure 13. >I< turn. Figure 10. p. which without them must be made separately and joined on. Repeat from * indefinitely. (Three ds made with 2 threads count for 5 sts. 3 ds. Pull evenly the two ends together. p. and with only the first half of the stitch. Ring 3 p separated Figure 1::S. p. or ds. turn. It may be used as an edge or as an insertion. 3 ds. Clusters of very tiny knots make a pleasing variety. Thread Joining Without Knots. and a joy to create. The experts of long experience find false stitches and mistakes to rip out. turn. r joined by 1st p to last p of 1st r. Single Kow ot Kings. Figure 14. 10 p's separated by 2 ds. before attempting the more intricate patterns. . or made of coarser thread is suitable for edging ruffles for underwear and children's clothing. Suggestions to the Beginner.Tie as for a common knot. leave one-fourth inch thread. the thread between rings very short: every other ring on one side larger. Figure 12. or of eight half stitches. with each hand very tightly. and serve to join figures. one thread forming a loop under the two ends of the other. leave one-fourth inch thread. The Josephine knot is a ring made with the shuttle alone. 3 ds. Put this end with the new thread about the fingers and hold both threads tightly between thumb and forefinger. Double Row of Rings. repeat r. Edging. and the other looping over the two ends of the one. 3 ds. leave one-fourth inch of thread. Almost as simple to make as the single row of rings is this insertion by 3 ds. One very rapid worker keeps the pin for joining and ripping on a tape around her neck. joining by 1st p to last p in preceding r. and is often useful for joining in elaborate designs. Knots may sometimes be hidden under a few ds thrown over them when making a chain. r 3 p separated by 3 ds (3 ds.) Figure 1 I. It is most frequently made of four or five. hanging just the right length to use quickly. r joined by 1st p to last p of 2d r.

Figure 17. leave short thread. a. The long loose thread of the half-drawn-up ring which characterizes these designs. leave half an inch of thread and repeat from *. * without leaving a thread space ring 3 ds.~. join last p. Repeat from *. - - . r. close. ring 3 ds. Ring. small p. 2 ds. 2 ds. 4 ds. 8 ds. r. do not close ring entirely but Figure 18 A. makes a foundation for joining the tatting to the fabric. and join next r to base of previous r. p. r (4 ds. (6 ds. open bar. leave short thread. 8 ds. small p. Ring 3 ds. Figure leave %of an inch for desired length. 7 . without leaving a thread space. Lower Edging.. and repeat from *. joining them to each other and to 1st r as before. This is an attractive edge with insertion to match.<?~t:. Figure 20. --------------------------~ Figure 18 B. close. The insertion is made in the same way. (4 ds.. ds. 8 ds. 5 ds. p) twice. join. without leaving a thread space. 3 ds. 3 ds. then 3rd. turn. 8 ds. Make a same way. 3 ds. Figure 18 A. draw half way up to form half ring. r joining to base of middle r. 2nd r. join to 1st p of 1st r.t ~1. p) 5 times. Make and join two strips as in No. separated by 5. If the long threads to be woven are not exactly the same length it does not matter.. p. close. turn. close. then 2nd.a. (p. join. close.1 ~ t':. leave thread the length of r. ring 2 ds. This insertion is made by the addition of a fourth strip as in Figure 17. omit the single rs along upper edge. p. ~. turn.<t. Figure 19. To make edging to match.~ t':!:. * Ring 4 ds. jommg mid-p of each of each large open ring. '. ?J?~~. 5 ds. small p. repeat 2nd r. p. Upper Edging. - - -- -' ~ . joining rings and half rings. Figure 19. small p.--------------- Figure 20. Ring 3 p. p.I}. 3 ds). close. 2 ds. 3rd r. join to next p of 1st r. p) twice. second strip in the small ring to mid-p 16.~i'~~li. 8 ds.{l. All rings of this insertion are of (3 ds. this makes the straight. and is joined to the opposite side of Figure 18 A. ~i. r joining to base of 'first r. 8 p 2 ds bet. 4 ds ) 3 times.~t '? tl_1. * 1st r. then weave them together with needle and thread as directed in Figure 18 A. 2 ds.Figure 16. joining two end rs of each group as illustrated. alternating 2nd and 3rd rs around the centre r. close. 2 ds.~_~. repeat from * always joining by 1st p. * leave short thread. Make first two pieces like Figure 17. Figure 18 B.I~. 17 then make an extra strip and join to one side of first strip by weaving in the following manner: Hold the two strips together over the finger about an eighth of an i. In this way this insertion may be made as wide as one wishes by the simple method of joining additional rows by weaving the loose threads together. for the weaving makes them match. Thread a needle with t e same thread used for the tatting and weave the long threads of the half rings together by putting the needle under each thread alternately. without leaving a thread space repeat from beginning.t:. small p. draw half way up to form half ring.. - ~---- ~. small p. turn. leave short thread. Figure -_ 17. open between ends.lp and come opposite each other.

ch of 5 p. p. r 8 ds. 4 ds. ch 3 ds. r 2 ds. 2 ds. do not turn. 3 ds. Repeat from *. 2 ds. eh as before. repeat from *. close. Ring 4 ds. do not turn. joining to base of 1st ring. r 4 ds. r 3 ds. Ip ) 5 times. ch 3 ds. r joined to 6th p. 3 ds. * ch. close. repeat to end. For doilies. r 3 ds. p. close. close. join. turn. p. p) twice. 4 ds. turn. Ring 8 ds. join to last ring. Tie and cut. * ch 3 ds. p. Figure 21. join. 2 ds between. ch 2 ds. 6 ds. ch 3 ds. r 3 ds. ch 5 ds. Lower row . Figure 25. p) 4 times. (1 ds. Figure 24a. r 4 ds. 3 ds. 3 ds. 8 ds. a p.Tie thread into 2nd p of 2nd r made. 8 ds. very long p. p. r joining by 2nd p. turn. Figure 27. * chain 3 ds. repeat from beginning. 8 ds. Ring 3ds. close. (4 ds. repeat from beginning joining first ch by middle p to last ch of previous wheel. 2 ds. ch 3 b ds. eh 3 p. join. 8 ds. p) twice. turn) twice. join to last r. close. p. join to 2nd p of 3rd ch. chain as before. Make all rs of 5 p separated by 4 ds. join to p on last eh. p. For chains use white the same size. Figure 22. 6 ds. 3 ds. 3 p separated by 4 ds. tie and cut. join C to next r. from as long as desired. close. 8 ds. close. turn. 3 ds. close. * * 8 . Ring 8 ds. For rings fill shuttle with hard-twist crochet cotton of any color. 4 ds. join to 2nd p on centre r. chs of 6 ds. p. turn. 2 ds. Ring (4 ds. 3 ds. join to p of first r. the greater the Figure curve. join to previcus ring. p. 3 ds. join to p on 1st r in group of 3. repeat to end. joining first ch of wheel by 2nd p to next p on r. p. Repeat from for desired length.Simple Edgings Tatted with Two Threads T HESE narrow edgings can be made in two colors or only one. ch 6 ds. turn. p. 7 p. 3 ds. 8 ds. p) 3 times. close. (4 ds. 4 ds. ch as before. p. 3 ds between. close. repeat from *. without turning ch 5 p separated by 3 ds. 24. ch 3 ds. (3 ds. 4 ds. p. p. r 8 ds. 8 ds. turn. turn. Figure 26. r 8 ds. or used separately. * join to long p. Clover leaves (e 1) consist of 3 r's of 8 ds. p. (ch 3 p separated by 3 ds. close. These two-color wheels may be joined to form an edging. 8 ds. 3 ds. this edge may be curved as much as desired. 3 ds. turn) 5 times. 8 ds. 2 ds. * ch 3 ds. (ch 3 p Figure separated by 3 ds. r 8 ds. eh. 1st row at top . chain 4 p. Ring 4 ds. turn. p. 4 ds. 2nd row-eh 4 ds. chain 5 p. ch 8 ds. p. 8 ds. p. ch 5 ds. p. join. 3 ds. join to middle p of last ch on wheel. p.Tie threads into 1st p. ch as before. close. 3 ds. 8 ds. 2 ds. close. 3 ds. join to 1st r. 8 ds. turn. p) twice. ** Make a e 1. separated by 3 ds. p. They are pretty and easy to make. repeat from * 4 times. 8 ds. turn. and lend themselves to a wide variety of uses. separated by 3 ds. 3 ds. p. ch 3 ds. close. Ring 8 ds. long p. p. close. p. 4 ds. With color. join. r 8 ds. close. join in next p. close. r joined to 5th p. * (r 8 ds. * r 6 ds. join to a p of centre ring. p. 2 ds. ch 5 ds. 3 ds. Figure 24c. join to long p. Repeat from *. 4 ds. Ring 8 ds. p. p. 6 ds. close. r without joining. Figure 24b. turn. long picot (1 p). p. turn. Join medallions by middle p of a chain. r joined to 3rd p on centre r. join to last p of previous ring. 'With fine or coarse hard-twist crochet cotton r 4 ds. 3 ds. 3 ds. Ring. 3 ds. ch 4 p separated by 3 ds) twice' r 8 ds. 3 ds. close. 4 ds. p. 4 ds. 4 ds. close. 4 ds. (3 ds. Straighten edge by increasing stitches. p. 2 ds. Ring without joining 4 ds. eh 12 ds. join to next p of centre ring. repeat 23. p. p. Figure 23. The fewer the stitches in the connecting chain.

turn. very long p. ch 3 p. 4 p. ch. in ch of 4. 3 ds. close. in top of first r.figure lIS. join to next 3 ds. * * * Figure 27. Repeat from ** on next ch. * 2 ds. 4 ds between. join. turn. join to long p. joinup to the last r make first r [ing last ch of 4 p's in for next wheel. r 3 ds. otherwise designated. turn chain downrepeat to end. ch 8 ds. Ring 3 ds. p. 2 ds. p. 3ds. ward. turn. centre of scallop. * change ch 2 p. join to 2nd p join at top of centre r. join to next c I. comclose. turn.Tie thread into p of first c I. Continue in this Top row-Tie shuttle way. Figure 32. 2 ds. Join 3rd ~o first p on ch of 5. 6 ds. 3 between. turn) 4 times. r 3 p. ch. 4 ds. turn. joining first r of c I to last c I. ch 12 ds. 3 p. with the upper thread from second shuttle ~hread r 4 p. close. r joining p in r. ds. p. 5 p separated by 2 ds. 8 ds. 3 ds. turn. 8 ds. ch 3 ds. repeating ~op of centre r. 4 ds between. join to next p. this r forms r 8 ds. * *. Wind thread from first shuttle around little finger ch 2 OS. 3 ds). 1st row at top . and first ch in flower by Figure 29. by 2nd p to next p of ch. 2 ds. p. 2 ds between. turn. ch 2 ds. 3 ds. p. join. p. Turn r downward. join from beginning. 2 ds. from for length desired. finger and with first shuttle ch. ch 4 ds. join to 2nd p of r of 3 p. join in next p. wind thread from second shuttle aroung little repeat to end. close. turn. ch. Work with 2 shuttles. All chains and rings consist of picots with 3 ds between unless chains as for Figure 29. Work with two shuttles. * ch 5 p. turn. 3 ds join to first p of centre r. p. r 4 p. 4 p. 8 ds. and repeat [first p in centre r of 4 p. repeat from * twice. Repeat join 4th wheel to 2nd as long as desired. hgure JU. Top Row5 ds. turn. p. in 2nd p on ch of 5. 3 ds. r wheel by middle p of first ~ p. Figure 32. 2nd row. ~ ds. 3 ds. and to centre r. joining 1st 2 p's to last ch to last ch on 1st wheel. This edging may be used on pillowand join to 2nd p. p. 3 3 ds. p. 2 ds. ch 3 p. 4 ds between. 9 ds. (ch 3 ds. p. 9 . Wind r3 p. using same shuttle. join. r joined to last r Figure 31. ~urn. 3 ds between. Ring 8 ds. two With first shuttle r 5 p shuttles are required. Joining by middle one to turn. turn. and repeat from Figure 30. join to 3rd p in shuttles. arated by 2 ds. 3 ds. 5 p sepJast r. p. close. 9 ds. join. Repeat from * to end. 3 ds. * change shuttles Figure 28. and make all cases and sheets. All chains are first p to corresponding p in last scallop. make ch. p. join to turn. of (3 ds. 2 ds. around little finger and Figure 29. 3 ds. 3 p. wheel. close iPlete like first side. skip to 2nd p on next ch. 2 ds. Ring separated by 2 ds. and with second shuttle make ch. without ~urning.

ch 6 ds. close. 5 ds. join to p of petal chain. close. join to next p of middle ~ing. ch 6 ds. joining the first 2 rings to corresponding rings. j. 5 p separated by 2 ds. 3 ds. close to last ring. close up to last ring. p.eliain' :rdS~ p~ 6"os. 6 ds. turn. 6 ds. Iclose.Withshuttle thread. sm p. join to last p of last r. close to last ring. Join medallions by 2 p of 2 eh. p. join to starting point (using a fine * iI'. :turn. turn. p) 4 times. 4 ds. close. 3 ds. Insertion. join to last r. p. every 3rd p of c I. Figure Figure 34. Tie ~huttle and ball thread toIgether. r 5 ds. turn. 10 . 9 ds. 6 ds.g. p. 4 ds. join to p opposite. close. . join middle ring to side ring and by 2nd IP to sm ring. 2 ds. 6 p separated by 3 ds. close. close. r 5 ds. make 3 rs of 7 ds. with color. join 1st ch . 3 ds. Bottom Row . close. join at beginning of ch. Edgin. . turn. Figure 37. turn. 6 ds. p) 6 times. close. For clover leaf done in color. join to 2nd p of same large r. turn. joining 2 rings to same p. Ring 8 ds. p. 6 ds. turn. Figure 33. 3 ds. p. . join 3d p of r. tie and cut. In two colors. Edging.S ds. with white make small r 4 ds. Repeat from * joining next ch to last ch. turn. ch 10 ds. 4 ds. Make all c I in this way. r 6 ds. turn. r 7 ds. p. joining 1st p of 1st petal ch to side p of small r. 6 ds. p. p. p) twice.6 ds. 6 ds. r 3 ds. with color ch (3 ds. join to last ch. 3 p separated by 3 ds. 5 ds. ending last ch with 10 ds. r 7 ds. turn. p. 3 ds. close. 3 p :sep. p. 9 ds. join to next ch. close. 6 ds. join to last p of :Iarge r. 3 p separated by 3 ds. 4 ds. p. 3 ds. turn. 3 ds. :Very sm p. p. 4 ds. join 2d p of r. joining 1st side ring to small ring. Figure 3 p separated by 3 ds. turn. 4 p with 2 ds between. join to first p oi r. Clover Leaf. ch 7 ds. close. close. 7 ds. p. 4 p separated by 3 ds. repeat from *. r 8 ds. p. 3 ds. turn. close to last ring. close. 4 ds. close. r 3 ds. tum: repeat from *. Repeat from beginning. join to next p of side ring.~n".p. 6 ds. 3 ds. ch 12 ds. ch 4 ds.Ring 3 ds.ijiliti. turn. p. p. 36.join to last r. ch 6 ds. Figure 34. 6 ds. p. Insertion.S p with 2 as between. 6 ds. close Lp r 3 ds. sm p. p. ch p ds. * eh 6 ds. Figure 35. r 6 ds. close. r 6 ds. 6 ds. r 3 ds. 2 ds. Crochet a straightening line along upper edge. p. p ? ds. close. 8 ds. turn. join. 4 ds. joining rings by 1st p. turn. . Make another strip of edging. ch 4 ds. joining chain petals as illustrated. turn. 6 ds. r 6 ds. put a pin between the two threads. 'p. 33. 6 ds. \Vith continuous thread start with clover leaf.after the 6th ds to opposite ch. r 8 ds. p. p. * ch (7 ds. joining middle p to 4th p of c I. 6 ds. 9 ds. 5 ds. 3 p separated by 3 ds. 8 ds.' 6-ds. join to small r just made. 6 ds. join by shuttle thread to p of last r.arated by 3ds. ch 6 ds. 6 ds close. 7 ds. r 6 ds. ch 7 ds. ch 7 ds. Figure 36. 6 ds. turn. ~ ds. 3 ds. . close. r 5 ds.6 ds. join to 3rd p of first large r (made for top row). turn. close. Figure Joining first side ring by===== middle p to p made with . . 6 ds. Join continuous white thread to base of leaf. r 3 ds. r 5 ds. p. 5 ds. repeat from * joining 3rd p of rings to 35. join to first p of next large r. Figure 37. Make desired length. Ring 5 ds. to make a p . 5 ds. 5 ds. 4 ds. 8 ds. turn. 6 ds. p. 5 p with 2 ds between. turn. * r 3 ds. 7 6 ds. close. join.shuttle thread. r ( 6 ds. ch 6 ds. 7 ds.. join to last r. 7 ds. p) 3 times. 7 ds. join. ch 3 ds. repeat from *.3 ds. join. ? ds. 3 ds. join. join to last 9 ds.~~ii crochet hook). 4 p with 2 ds between. p. 3 ds. f11akenext side ring like the first. (3 ds. joining by 1st p. 6 ds. close. join to next p of clover leaf. 7 ds. ch 7 ds. turn. c I like ~rst one. Work other half of inscrtion the same way. 16 p separated by 2 ds. repeat from beginning. 3 ds. p. With white. join by shuttle thread to middle p of 2nd side ring.

p. Tie threads at base of 1st r and cut off. 5 ds. join to last r. then r 3 ds. p. 12 ds. 10 ds. 10 ds. Tie and cut thread at base of 1st r. This completes one section of insertion. close. 3 ds. join to large r. Chain 4 ds. join to ch at bottom of next strip to 2nd p at left of large r. Ring like last r. join to last p of large ring. close. join to 3rd ring of 1st section and repeat from * to * . p. turn. Chain 10 ds. 4 ds. p. turn. turn. close. turn. p) twice. ATTED beadings are adaptable to many uses. join to next p of same ch. *IRing 3 ds. 12 ds. Ring 4 ds. p. turn. Ring 3 p separated by 4 ds. turn. join to 1st p of next ch. Bottom row-Place strips perpendicularly in a row (right side up). p. 4 ds. join to next p of ch. S' ds. 4 ds. 3 p separated by 4 ds. close. 6 ds. 4 ds. Chain.Tatted Beadings Continue. p. Figure 40. 4 ds. turn. Chain 6. ds. Ring 6 ds. S ds. Make as many strips as required for length of beading. turn. turn. turn. close. 6 ds. separated by 4 ds. turn. P. Figure 38. 6 ds. Figure 41. turn. Chain 6 ds. separated by 5 ds. Ring 4 ds. r 8 ds. p. Make other half the same way. turn. Tie and cut on wrong side at base of first r. always joining the first 3 rings by middle p to the last 3 rings of preceding section. Repeat once. Ring 3 ds. 8 ds. Chain as before joined by 3 p. Chain 5 ds. p. 6 ds. close. 8 ds. and cut thread at base of first r. joined by 1st p to last p in 1st r. join to 1st ch. Ring 12 ds. > f Figure 39. join. Ring 6 ds. joining 2nd and 3rd ch to 2nd and 3rd ch of section just made. turn. join to last r. Ring 5 ds. turn. close up r 8 ds. join to small 1'. 4 ds. r 5 ds. close. * 5 ds. 4 ds. p. Chain 5 ds. This completes ope section of beading. To continue. 5 ds. Chain 12 ds. Ring 6 ds. Chain 4 ds. Figure 41. p. 10 ds. join to small r. turn. 5 ds. Chain. join to last p of large 1'. Ring like 1st 1'. Ring 3 ds. p. join. close. repeating from beginning. Ring 6 ds. 4 ds. Chain 6 ds. 1. 2 ds. Chain 5 ds. and fine or coarse hard-twist crochet cotton may be used according to the fabric to which the lace is to be applied. turn. close. Ring 8 ds. close. 5 ds. join to chain at bottom of first strip to next p at left of large r. join to next p of ch. 4 ds. join to last p of 2nd r. (4 ds. turn. Repeat first half of clover-leaf insertion. p. (5 ds. joining middle p of large r to long p. 4 ds. 3 p. This completes one strip for beading. Chain 6 ds. close. 4 ds. join to last r. 6 ds. 6 ds. turn. turn. Chain 10 ds. 2 ds. separated by 2 ds. long p (which reaches next p of ch on top of strip). turn. close. 3 ds. close up (without leaving any thread space. 6 ds. p. 8 ds. p. turn. close. close. turn. p. 5 ds. Clover-Leaf Edging. (8 ds. Figure 39. (All chains are made this way. join to middle p of large 1'. join to last r. turn. 6 ds. Repeat from * until all strips are joined.) Ring 4 ds. turn. joined by 1st p. join to next p) twice. turn. p) twice. 4 ds. 5 ds. (8 ds. p. join to last r. turn. Ring 5 ds. join. turn. close. 6 ds. close. p. 12 ds. turn. join to last r. close. * Chain 2 p. turn. p. Ring 3 ds. p. close. At corner join first small r bv 1st and 2nd p to 3rd and 2nd p of last small r in pre(Continued on page 32) Figure 38. 8 ds. turn. Chain 5 ds. p) twice. 4 ds. p. join. 3 ds. (8 ds. 4 ds. p. 11 . 5 ds. 4 ds. close. 3 ds. Chain 12 ds. 3 p. p. Ring 4 ds. Chain 6 ds. close. turn. Top row-Like bottom row. making the ds with the shuttle thread by holding ball thread taut. joining large r by 3 p to corresponding r of first half. turn. p) twice. 8 ds. 4 ds. Clover-Leaf Beading. 10 ds. join t~ 4th r of 1st section.

No. p. pointed lace used on this table runner goes quickly and is made with two shuttles from eight balls of linen-colored hard-twist crochet cotton. Finish off as in 1st row. Nine motifs are required in 1st row for an eighteeninch wide runner. Motif. join (by first shuttle thread) to first p of ring. 5 ds.With No. joining chains to each other. making five small rings. Square Medallion Figure 43. r (with same shuttle) S ds. making picots after every fifth stitch. p. p. ring 8 ds. ch 3 p with S ds between. No. 10 ds.Various Types of Medallions OUND or square medallions are simple to make and can be attractively arranged for linen centrepieces or runners. 12 . chet hook No. Make two more groups of three motifs and trim with tassels. joining 2nd ch by middle p to ring between motifs and first small r by 4th p to small r opposite. cotton fill two shuttles and tie ends of thread together. 8 ds. Fasten first ch made to corresponding p in first motif.Begin as before. join ( by first shuttle thread) to next p of ring. Take knot between thumb and forefinger. The tatted lace can easily be joined to the ends of the scarf as the work progresses. or set in corners of household linens. 5 ds. Points. ch 10 ds. With No. p. join to middle p of ch at left. join to base of centre ring (by first shuttle thread). ° Figure 44. 6 p with 2 ds between. 8 are necessary for the crocheted edge of picots and doubles which goes all around the runner. close. p. join (by first shuttle thread) to first p of ring. repeat from *. p. ch 2 ds. ch 10 ds. with second shuttle r 7 p with 1 ds between. 10 ds. or if one prefers it may be sewed to the picots after completion. 6 p with 2 ds between. Repeat from beginning. . 10 thread crochet doubles around scarf. 8 ds. joining chs to each other and joining the (10 ds. 10 ds) chains to first and third free rings of second motif (in 1st row) and the last ch to first free ring in third motif. turn. Detail of Figure 42. Take first shuttle and chain 10 Ods. p. The deep. turn. joined to two small rings of group just made. join to fourth small ring of first motif. 10 cotton of the same shade and a steel croFigure 42. S ds. Finish row with the (10 ds. cutting at one edge! tying in centre and just below fold. ch 5 ds.3. r 8 ds. repeat from * 4 times. close. 5 ds. Figure 42. ch R 3 p with S ds between. p. Tassels are made separately and tied between the points at the joining of two rings. and wind thread of second shuttle around finger as for making chain. turn. made by winding thread 30 times Dve: a 5-inch piece of cardboard. p. 10 ds) chain and fasten threads to middle p of ch made before. 10 ds. 3 ds. then work a motif for point. close (wind thread of second shuttle around finger again). . turn. join to startmg point of first ch. 5 ds. * ch 3 ds. The runner itself is made of eighteen-inch linen of the same shade as the cotton. close. 2 ds.

close to last ring. ch 10 ds. an-i can be so used without the points. In itself. 6 ds. p. Fill the triangular spaces with a single ring. three medallions that make each point. 6 cis. Figure 46. p. 3 cis. 10 cis. forming a circle. p. p. p. join to p of ch. join at end of ch of Jrd round : repeat around. 5 ds. turn. p) 7 times. 2 cis. Beginning with corner leaf. 10 cis. joining by 2 p of 1st and 6th outside chs. join to last p. 7 ds. turn. 2nd roundChain 5 ds.Baste the finished border securely in position and whip to the linen with stitches taken into the picot loops along the top of the lace edge. (3 ds.Ring 7 ds. The inner row of medallions. r 6 cis. * r 15 cis. ch 4 cis. 3 ds. 3 cis. repeat from * 3 times. Medallion. close. Square Medallion. Applying the Border. turn. p. 6 cis. 7 ds. p. r 6 cis. r as before. close. and the points are added a medallion at a time. close. 5 cis. join to p. joining first r by 2 )JS to preceding r. 2nd round . p) 7 times. r 6 cis. 7 ds. close. 6 ds. leaving 4 chs free above and 6 below joinings. Tatted medallions. joining to inside row as illustrated. p. 3d round . when the last row is made. 3 cis. a small filling-in motif is also used between the Figure 47. (6 cis. 47 shows this motif very plainly. When the points are added however. close. ch 9 cis. close. p. join to last p. for clover leaf. turn. join. p. 2 cis. 4 ds. arranged to form a five-pointed star. join. Join to base of 1st ring. ch as before. joining 2 chains of motif to 2 chains of each of four medallions to fill square opening. turn. repeat from * 4 times. join to starting-point. long p. 9 cis. 7 as. . p. r 10 cis. 9 cis. 3 cis. close.Star Doily. p. make an interesting trim for a centrepiece. 30 hard-twist crochet cotton will be needed for the star-point border. For centre r 2 ds. ch 10 ds. 1 ds. ch 4 ds. * r 3 ds. 6 cis. 1 ds.Chain 5 ds. Take out the bastings and cut the linen from beneath. p.Ring 2 ds. join to last p of large r. is made first. join to a p on centre ring. 6 ds. 3 ds. 6 cis. turn. p. tie threads. close to last ring r 5 cis. between. p. join to next p. repeat around. close. r 5 cis. tie and cut thread. Tatted Medallions. 6 cis. 3 p with 6 cis. ch 5 ds. join to last p. Each medallion is joined to the others in the process of the work. r 6 cis. close. 7 p with 2 ds between. * r 7 ds. join by shuttle thread at end of ch of previous round. r 6 cis.Chain 5 ds.Ring 7 ds. Eig. ch 4 ds. the single circular row of medallions makes a pretty edge for a linen centre. Figure 44. 6 cis. close. close. join. tie and cut. p) twice. p. 5 ds. repeat around. . join by shuttle thread at end of ch in 2nd round. r 6 cis. p. join. 9 cis. repeat until there are 12 chs and 12 rs. close. 7 cis. close. 15 cis. Small Round Medallion. p. close. p. leaving enough material all around to turn back for a narrow hem. "" Clover leaf. p. close. Figure 45. 13 . The detail. close. 5 ds. (3 cis. join to next p of same ch. 5 p with 2 ds. close. between. repeat around.Chain 4 ds. p. close. 4th round . as well as portions of the joined medallions. p. To fill in centre. r 10 ds. Make three medallions for each point. . repeat from * joining side rings of clover leaves. turn. 3rd round . 2 ds. Two balls of No. chain 10 ds. join by ball thread to middle p of medallion. turn. Detail of Star Doily. 5 cis. r 6 ds. p. 3 ds. Small Motif. join to middle p of first and last ch. Make fifteen medallions for inside row next to linen. 6 cis. join to long p. repeat from *. join. 2 cis.

The new stitch has countless possibilities. 6 ds. 2 ds. close. and catch shuttle thread on opposite side. 20 white crochet thread. It may be used to a very limited extent alone. and it is possible to use this stitch where the ordinary ring tatting could not be used. join to preceding r. join to preceding r. p. Ring 8 ds. Chain 7 ds. 2 ds. 6 ds. p. close.Pass shuttle from left to right through second loop and draw up firmly to complete stitch as in Diag.Pass crochet hook or point of shuttle from right to left over shuttle thread. and ball thread is marked B. Diag. close. 2 ds. p. 6 ds.Draw thread through to form a second loop. 4. Chain 6 ds. p. Directions for Making Knot Stitch. 3 ds. Centrepiece. Ring 4 ds. Chain 2 ds. 2 ds. 8 ds. 3 ds. join to last p of preceding r. 2 ds.. 3 ds. p. 2 ds. p. 1. . p. p. 3 ds. Ring 4 ds. join to same r. 2 ds. 2 ds. Ring 8 ds. p. 7 ds. Figure 48. 6. Chain 7 ds. Chain 2 ds. p. close. 3 ds. 6 ds. 2 ds. p. By this new method it is possible to make both chains and rings with the shuttle thread. p. join to preceding r. join to same r. . join to last p of preceding r. p. close. 2 ds. p. The centrepiece is as lovely as a great snow crystal and measures about forty inches in diameter when complete. p. p. Size40 inches. close. 7 ds. join to second r back. and draw first loop firmly as in Diag. Use No. Ring 6 ds. Chain 7 ds.Knot-Stitch Tatting VERY tatting enthusiast will welcome this clever new idea which gives both worker and designer a greater freedom of expression. 2 ds. . Ring 6 ds. 4 ds. 2 ds. Diag. 14 . join to last p of preceding r. Chain 2 ds. Leaves. but much prettier results can be obtained by using in combination with other types of tatting. Hold thread as for making chain. join to last p of preceding r. p. p. . p. p. 4 ds. Centrepiece in Knot Stitch Tatting. Ring 6 ds.Throw shuttle thread from right to left to form a loop with ball thread funning up and down back of it. Chain 6 ds. p. 2 Figure 48. p. Ring 6 ds. 3 ds. under ball thread. 7 ds. 3. The motifs arc shown actual size. Diag. E Diag. 5. Most of the motifs are joined by needle and thread. join to last p of last r. 2 ds. Shuttle thread is marked A. 8 ds. close. 2 ds. 2. 4 ds. join to r opposite. 6 ds. p. p. 2 ds.

making six pairs. 8 ds. 2 ds. Diag. Over ball thread make a bar of 5 k. p) 5 times. one over each bar. . One hundred and sixty-two leaves and 109 roses including the large one are required to complete the piece. r 7 ds. each point joined just above and outside the base of the leaf preceding it. This takes chains and bars entirely around the ring which forms the centre of the rose.3. join 10 leaves around a rose and around these make a circle of 12 roses.Make all picots as small as possible. . leaving space of thread slightly shorter than before and over it make 9 k. I. Chain 8 ds. p. on either side.8 Diag. Continue chains and bars around rose. join to same r. 2 ds. Join shuttle thread to r.5. 2 ds. Between them join circular sections. join to last p to which last r was joined. Join to opposite leaf and make 11 k. joining 10 of them to the points of the leaves (but the 6th and 12th to the roses only). ds. leaving short bar of thread over which make 4 k. Stem. same length as first bar and repeat from * five times. p) 7 times. and next three on either side to leaf and stem sections. Make six of stem and leaf sections and join to large centre as before. leave p. p) 5 times. Diag. joining last ch to first ch.The large rose in centre is made by adding a row of petals to small rose thus: the bars each 5 k long are separated by ch of (2 ds. Chain 14 ds. Diag.To make the stem. close. join to base of first r made. alternating long (5 k) and short bars (4 k). Join these on either side the stem to the rose to which the stem is joined.4. close. p. helping to form the outer part of the centrepiece. join three leaves in succession. Large Rose in Centre. Fasten shuttle thread to base of one of the first leaves. and over it make 11 k. p. and join to rose in large circle. Over ball thread make a bar consisting of * 4 knots sts (k). 15 . and the side of it may be joined to two of the five petals.6. Chain 12 ds. close.To make the leaf and stem sections join six leaves around one side of a rose. This completes the leaf. Rose Circle. 3 more k over same thread. join to r opposite. Fasten shuttle thread to leaf opposite. Join to opposite leaf and make 9 k. join to one of next leaves. Join last ch to first p made. leaving a space of thread between ch and r. Diag. 4 ds. . Chain 2 ds. 6 ds.Around the large rose join 12 leaves. 2 ds. close . . join to same r. join to r opposite. and joined between each petal of small rose. which is joined to one of the six roses in centre. There remain two leaves not joined to stem. leaving same length of thread and fill it with 11 k. . Chain 18 ds. Below these leaves. Chain 6 ds. 6 ds. leaving five free petals on the opposite side. and join the leaves to each other in pairs. 6 ds.2. join thread to middle p of free petal of rose and ch 20 ds. Chain 24 ds and join to next l~af down and leaf opposite by last picots next the base of leaves. 3 ds. This completes the rose. Leaf and Stem Section. Diag. Chain (2 ds.• Chain 2 ds. Roses.Now make a large circle consisting of 18 roses and join every third rose in the circle to one of the six roses in centre. 4 ds. Centre Section. Over this thread make 11 k. 3 ds. Ring 3 ds. fasten shuttle thread to base of one of the leaves just joined. . J oin shuttle thread to p in middle of ch. but not to the roses. Now join a leaf on either side of the rose so that the point fastens just above the base of the leaf on the rose next to the five free petals. Circular Sections Outside Rose Circle. Between the points of the two leaves in each pair join a rose and between the roses join a leaf to the leaves. p. joining one of roses in section to two in large circle. 2 ds. leave space of thread one-half length of ch just made. leaving space of thread same length of first stems. p.To make the six circular sections. Leaf Actual Size. so that the base of each leaf will point with a downward slant toward the stem. . join to preceding r. Ring e 4 ds.

There should be 96 rs in each round. 1st ring . 3 sets. to 2nd p of nearest r. 3 sets.Shuttle thread 17 yards. p. very small p. join 1st p to last r : ch 2 ds. which measures. * ch 2 ds. allowing for a twenty-inch linen centre. 3 sets. 8. join 1st large r.6 ds. which is not at all difficult to do. Chain 3 ds. Figure 50. . 3 sets. bet. 4 p 4 ds bet. Pull up chs very tight. A little careful attention to directions and Diags. Leaves. 2nd ring . Joining of Leaves and Clusters. pull closely' together. join 1st p of ch. p. then 4 sts like 2nd half. 3 p 3 ds bet. 3 sets. join small p. . Chain 3 sets. 2 ds. join last ch. p.Tatted Centrepiece Made' T HIS unusually beautiful centrepiece has the grapes made with needle and the leaves and inside border with shuttle. 3 ds. In both rs the side ps are long. 6 ds. p. Repeat large r. Repeat small r. Diag. and joined 1st to ring before. From 16 to 18 balls No.5 crochet cotton are required for the centrepiece. join the 3 ps opposite). 3 ds. finished. 7-10. Chain 3 sets. about 48 inches. Chain 3 sets. Rings all of 5 p 3 ds bet. 3 ds. join p (3 ps 3 ds. A Stem in Process. join next p. join 1st p to long p of last r. will enable one to master the needle tatting easily. 3 sets. p. Chain 2 ds. Tying in Last (13th) Picot. 7.8 ds. 3 ds. Insertion. 5 p 3 ds bet. this is one set). p. join 2nd p to last r : r. Ring. then the grapes in the needle tatting. r. 3 ds. Chains are all sets of 4-4 stitches (4 sts like the first half of a ds. p. 6 ds. p. to keep work even. 2 ds. join p of ch. 2 rs joined. p. . 3 ds. right side. 6 ds. Begin at base of leaf. The leaves of the design are made first with the shuttle in the usual manner. 8 ds. 16 Figure 49. Diag. 3 rs joined to each other by first p and first r of group.

2 ds. (Continued on page 19) * Size - 48 inches. 9. ch 3 ds. joins opposite r by the long p. 2 ds. 1 p to next r. and to opposite rs of 1st section. 6 p 2 ds bet. fasten. repeat around. join last eh. (See Diag 8). Repeat bet 4 times. A stem ch. fasten firmly with 2 or 3 stitches on wrong side. Ring nearest centre. At base of leaf join last to 1st r. ch 2 ds. 10. ending at a grape. join last r. 3 p 2 ds bet (which the opposite eh will join by rnid-p ) . 4th and 5th sections. begins at joining above the 4 ds. join 2nd Ii to next r. . r of 4 ps. 4 ds. To make ps even. 17 Diag. whip it over 4 sts. repeat. short ch 3 ds. 4 p 4 ds bet. ch 2 ds.-Made with needle tatting. 3rd and 4th sections. join to 1st. 2nd r joins 2nd p to 2nd p of r opposite. join eh. Tie and sew ends. Begin 0 yard from end of thread. 3 cis. Chain 2 ds. make a grape. over. join p. and to 2 rs on each side. then make another grape. r. eh 2 ds. join last eh. which it crosses. * Chain 6 p 3 ds bet.With Needle and Shuttle 2 ds. Note the long ps connecting 3rd section with 2nd and 4th. 3 ds. 10). next of this pair of rs. join ch. Chain 2 ds. use a gauge of cardboard or celluloid. use needle as a shuttle. leave thread an inch or two for fastening bunches together. throw thread over from the front. 3 da. On thread left. clover-leaves rs joined. 2nd and 3rd ps join those of r before. 3 ds. 3rd section differs. tie threads to form another p. join 1st r of the leaf. Ring 12 1 p 1 ds bet. (Diag. r join last. Repeat last. and joins 1st and last rs. r. 1 ds. Chain 3 ds. 4th and 5th sections duplicate those opposite. join by shuttle thread to mid-p of last r. join ch. 1st joins 3rd and 4th ps to mid-p and next p of last r. 1 ds. Chain joins 2nd p of r. 2 rs joined.) Leave thread the length of a p. (Diag. slipping needle through a p. and laying shuttle thread back on the last grape. and join them in the centre by opposite ps. 2 joined rs. Grapes. Fill spaces between 1st and 2nd. After the connecting eh.join 2nd section by 2 p to 2nd rafter clover-leaf. Spaces between 2nd and 3rd. fasten. and r next to clover-leaf. Joining a Grape.

4 ds. Make a knot between shuttle and ball thread. p. and the thread will break in drawing up petals. p. see Diag. p. over thread B. by pulling the weaving thread gently and firmly. I I. Fill shuttle with No. or by looping the nearer thread around the chain. pass shuttle (2) inward. lacy. Method of Weaving with Shuttle-Thread. hard-twisted. if not tight enough). repeat from *. join to top of upper left hand petal. One section of a flower made by weaving. Make petals very close together. join to tiny p. B) and wind around the 3rd finger (around 4th. join to end of twisted threads. the width needed to form the petal nicely. Chain tiny p. preferably y. 18 . 10 ds. 5 ds.Good Designs In Cluny Tatting Nmaking this Cluny tatting a shuttle with a pin on one rib is useful to adjust the weaving. twisted threads Ys-inch. join to p of last ch. los. (see C). hold the shuttle thread firmly under the thumb-nail. these outward and inward movements of the shuttle make one stitch of the weaving. Meanwhile keep the shuttle thread tightly under the thumb and finger. join to 1st p. then remove pin. If the ball thread twists in pulling. 5 ds. Adjust stitches at first by pulling slightly the two inner ball threads B and A. back to thumb and finger. turn. pass shuttle thread under the ball thread. under I thread A. A) around 2nd and 3rd fingers. * 2 petals. 4 ds. pull tight. Notes Unless the thread is the very best. join tLJ 2nd p. After a little practise with the tension of the threads. This edging is made of No. forward (B. p. for scallop between points ch 2 p separated by 4 ds. When working with fine thread the joining may be either to a tiny picot left for it. the weaving wili be uneven. turn. fibre silk. unwind the ball thread and pull it through the weaving until it is tight. It is now in position for weaving. 5 ds. 4 ds. over thread A. The weaving begins at the base of a petal. 4th petal. and try it often during the weaving. join to tiny p. 5 ds. make a knot between shuttle and ball thread and hold it with the left thumb and fore-finger. Twelve stitches form one petal. 4 ds. continue to end. 3rd petal. Adjust by pin or shuttle point. Diag. 12. Chiefly used for headings. ball thread outward. Begin the first stitch in weaving a petal of the Cluny flower. 4 ds. over thread A. and colored crochet cotton as shuttle thread for the flowers make a pleasing variety. Having formed the petal. p. Have long weaving threads. 5 ds. join to p of last ch. pass shuttle (I) outward. 5 ds. turn. letting the ball of thread hang as shown. 5 ds. with white or ecru cotton for the ball thread. Chain tiny p. p. 4 ds. very little adjusting will be needed. Silk. Diag. then pull the shuttle thread tight to form the tip of the petal. Pass the ball thread (A. Position of Threads. 12. ch 7 ds. One ds. Figure 5 I. this slips the weaving threads close and even. While only practising. join between the two petals. join to base of 1st petal. turn. 5 ds. 4 ds. . I petal. 5 ds. ch 3 p separated by 4 ds. to insure that the ball thread slips easily through. p. join between the two petals. join to base of 3rd petal. and gauges the width. There are two new terms: PETAL. near the ds. 1 ds. 3 p separated by 4 ds. Weaving the Petals See Diag. Keep ball thread around fingers untwisted. under thread B. with shuttle on outer ball thread. Figure 52. join to top of next petal. ch 4 ds. 8 ds. tiny p. put a pin in the loop. 11. and by pulling outer and inner threads apart. under thread A. * 2 petals. p. Weaving inward without turning the shuttle. pass shuttle twice around ball thread (or more as the length requires). Headings. and it will be found extremely interesting to weave the tiny petals into a semblance of delicate. p. ds. p. 4 ds. join to middle p of side chain. join between first two petals. 70 hard-twist crochet cotton and make a knot between shuttle and ball thread. turn. 1 ds. but firm little flowers. join to centre of last ch. TWISTEDTHREADS. keeps the thread even. 4 ds. Then make 1 or y. that the petal may be drawn tightly. and across the two inner threads. under and over the shuttle thread. Narrow from the 10th stitch upward to form the point of petal.Chain tiny p. 70 hardtwist crochet cotton. Keep ball threads apart.

twisted threads :)i-inch across top. p. 5 ds. join to p at top. Stems are all made the same way. 7 ds. p. join to next p. for point ch 5 p separated by 3 ds. and add the insertion. Chain 7 ds. join to p of next ch . join to next p. 2 ds. join to p of upper ch. join to p of last scallop.Use hard-twist crochet cotton No. 7 ds. Twisted threads. Repeat from *. 7 ds. join larger of two inner grape clusters. Figure 52. The figures show plainly the joining of leaves and clusters. tiny p. 7 ds. p. join between last two petals. join to p of next ch. shape. 5 ds. 4 ds. . I ds. Ids. join to next p. Figure 53. join to tiny p .Vs-inchthread. 2 ds. and tatted cords. Figure 54. join to p of next ch. Chain 35 ds. 7 ds. upper left grape. 7 ds.5 or No. 4 ds. 3rd petal. turn. 1 ds. 3rd petal. join to twisted threads at end of ch. 5 ds. p. Wide Edging. tiny p. p. with unbroken thread. 4th petal. 5 ds. tiny p. join to same p. join to next p. join to p of flower. join to 3rd p. Figure 54. join to 4th p of large scallop. 5 ds. join to 3rd petal of previous flower. p. join between scallop and 4th petal. join same r. Repeat from *. ch ds along the last ch : ch 3 ds. Remove needle and wind that thread on shuttle. join to 3rd p. 4 ds. p. the 16 outer ones of 35 ds. 4 ds. turn. p.) The 8 small clusters have stems cf 27 ds. leave a yard of thread. and white on the ball. * 7 ds. 3 ds. 4 ds. Make a knot between shuttle and ball thread. Chain tiny p. turn. repeat from * for length desired. 5 ds. turn. Ids. I Centrepiece Made With Needle and Shuttle (C ontinued from page 17) Stems. . ch 7 ds. (See Fig. join centre. Use needle with a yard of thread. 7 ds. When finished. join next grape to right. turn. * twisted threads 0-inch. 5 ds. Largest Bunch of Grapes. ch 5 ds. 5 ds. 11 ds. p. l lds. Make a knot between shuttle and ball thread. Twisted threads. 4 ds. join to tiny p. 5 ds. 5 ds. 4 ds. 2 petals. p. p. join to twisted threads. 5 ds. Chain tiny p. p. join to end of twisted threads. p. 2 petals. 50. join between scallop and last petal. 3 ds. 7 ds. p. p. p. p. press. whip over a few sts on the wrong side. continue up the thread 6 ds. join to base of 1st petal. with needle ch 6 ds. joined as in the figure. 3 ds. 7 ds. pink on the shuttie for the flowers. 5 as. ch 6 ds. join between scallop and 4th petal. join to next p. turn. fasten. the 8 medium clusters of 50 ds. join r of leaf. Ids. 2 ds. 2 petals. 5 p separated by 2 ds. for scallop ch 3 ds. leave . with the stems above described. 4th petal. Chain 7 ds. 2 ds. 5 ds. Sew to linen as directed for Figure 45. This dainty edging is made in two colors. 10 ds. join to end of twisted threads at base of 3rd petal. 7 ds. 2 ds. join to 3rd petal. join to p of last ch. join to p of last ch. 5 ds. 70 hard-twist crochet cotton.Thread needle. join r. turn. join to p of last Ci1. join to tip of 4th petal. j (lin to tiny p (at beginning). p. 2 ds. tnrn. join r. join to p of last ch. join to next ch. sets of 4-4 sts. Figure 53. ch 9 ds. join to next p. 5 ds. join to 5th p. 7 ds. 1 ds. 19 . 5 ds. join to p of last ch. 5 ds. Use No.S ds. 5 ds. Twisted threads :)i-inch. join between the first two petals. Join two upper grapes in the same way. 1 petal.Figure 5 J. join to p of last scallop. 7 ds : 2 petals. 10. join between the two petals. 2 petals. 7 ds.

make 2 ds. and with the other or upper thread. add a third thread by taking an end between fingers. The doilies can be combined to form a very attractive luncheon-set. joining last scallop where the first began. at turning point. Now with upper. join to first space on other side of point. which is made in sets of 4-4 stitches. 6 ds. 3rd row . with 4 ds. insert a crochet-hook in edge of hem. that is. using the pattern on the large plate doily for an eighteen-inch centrepiece. fill shuttle and without cutting thread from the ball.Carry both threads to centre of first scallop of previous row. Hem a three-inch linen centre with brier-stitch. 4 sets of 4-4 sts (draw sets of sts very close together). 4th row. The border begins with lattice-stitch. Chain 1 ds. join to space between first and second sections. 6 ds. With lower. with 5 ds. make 3 ds. draw a loop of thread through. These spaces are formed as the threads are changed. then add a 3rd row. 50 crochet cotton. 3 ds. drop the upper and with the lower make 2 ds. joining last section to beginning of row. increase thread spaces to six on each side of cord. p. join boyball thread to centre of second scallop of last row. 1 ds. pass thread around hand as usual and work 3 ds close to the joining.Cut off third thread. p. always turning the sts made with the lower thread. or sets of the different sizes can be used for special purposes. In 4th row. 4 ds.Lattice-Stitch Tatting NUSUALLY beautiful effects in tatting may be obtained by the simple method of repeating the first half of a double stitch a given number of times. The largest doily (seven-inch centre). Figure 56 gives the actual size U detail of the edging. the others being made in the same way. Directions are given for the smallest size doily. Use No. join to centre of scallop of first row as follows: Draw a loop of the. 5 ds at turning point. p. p. Repeat around. downward. The 20 . join by shuttle thread to the linen so as to form a small scallop. Turn these 3 ds downward on the shuttle thread. then 3 ds more to complete section and make the turning to begin next section. over point. increase to five-thread spaces on each side of cord. 1 ds. Use each thread alternately until there are three little thread spaces on the upper edge of the cord and four spaces on lower edge. which we will call the lower. 8 ds. skip one scallop. For middle size doily (five-inch circle) make two rows of 48 scallops as above. making every alternate scallop of 3 sets of 4-4 sts each side of picot. Outer row-I8 ds in first and last chains. repeat around. In 5th row. Outer row-IS ds in first and last chains. the first two rows 2 sets of 4-4 sts each side of picot. lengthening every alternate scallop of 4th row by 4 sets of 4-4 sts each side of picot. shuttle thread around the tatted cord between second and third sets of sts. pass shuttle through the loop and draw up as in joining to a picot. third and fourth rows 3 sets. 4 sts like the first half of a ds. then 4 sts like the second half 0 fads (this forms one set). pass shuttle through loop and draw up closely. ch 12 ds. 2 sets of 4-4 sts. 8 ds over points. with lower 2 ds as close as possible for turning point in cord. with 7 ds. 12 ds.Carry both threads to centre of first scallop and join. 7 ds. join by shuttle thread to fourth space on upper side of first section of 3rd row. 2d row . has 4 rows of 60 scallops each. Figure 55. This makes one set of lattice stitch tatting. p. p. then repeating the second half stitch the same number of times. p. varying only in the number of rows and stitches. make 30 of these scallops around the centre. make 3 ds. Continue as before until there are four spaces on upper side and fonr spaces on lower side. drop this thread. 1 ds. 2 sets of 4-4 sts.

Two of these loops are joined to two loops on edge of linen (see detail) and the next loop on each side to a petal of the daisy (always leaving one free loop on edge of linen between daisies and coils). also sewed to position. With needle and crochet cotton make a row of zigag chain-stitch just inside of edge after tatting is finished. * 2 sets of 3-3 sts. Actual Size. join by shuttle thread to linen. 2 more sets. tie a fast knot on under side. 21 last petals close together. make 21 daisies and coils. Daisy. 6 sets 0 f 3-3 sts. 'turn edge on stitching and stitch again VB inch from : edge. join to centre of next loop. Detail of Edging. draw shuttle thread closely through the sts and form a small ring by joining to beginning of chain.small doily. Make three more rows in the same way. linen. join to edge of ·linen. join to next. 2 ds. Make 4 sets of 4-4 sts. more sts. . Carry threads to first p of last row and join. making 10 loops in all. Border. Now turn the work so that the sewed side will be away from the worker. 6 sets of 3-3 sts. 1 ball each of No. 15 and No. repeat from * around coil. leaving one loop between joinings. thus forming a loop which is the first petal of a daisy. leaving space 1 between. for example. Two petals of each daisy are joined to two loops on edge of linen (see detail). .Fill shuttle with No. Draw first and I . 2d round . Cut one-half inch outside the stitching. 15 on shuttle : and with cont. There should be 20 ps around the coil. cut thread and sew ends and a few sts at base of petals to keep them firmly in place. I Figure 57. joining last loop to 'beginning of first. Hold closely in the fingers and with fine needle and thread sew the two rows tog-ether.Begin with ch as in daisy. then the second half 4 times for I each set. that is. Figure 57. Make enough ds to form a second ring close around the first one. skip 1 p. 20 hard-twist cro~chet cotton. Daisy Doily.Carry both threads to centre of first loop and join. join by shuttle thread between first and second ds made. Oil * Figure 58. p. Make 7 more petals · in the same way. being sure to work the 3 ds close up ·to the joining. Coils. is just the right size to use service plates under sherbet glasses or finger-bowls. Repeat around centre. Make a 6th row with a p after each 3rd ds. Tatted Daisy Doily. 2 sets of 4-4 sts. repeat from around. 'or might be combined with a larger doily to form a water-set. p.Wind about 1 yard of No. join to end of ch at beginning of first petal. You will need 0 yard . make the first 'half of a ds 4 times. 1st round . 14 ds. After joining ch of last petal.nuous thread chain 3 ds. 20 and · without disconnecting from the ball. Draw a circle 16 inches in diameter and · stitch with sewing-machine on the line with a fairly : loose tension. 2 . p. .

close. 8-4 s (Note. 3d round . The 1st. large p.Wind 6 yards of thread on shuttle. leave about Ys inch of thread. 2 ds. repeat first ch and join 4th small r to 4th petal. 5 (l with 3 ds between. 6 ds. small p. join to next p) 4 22 . join to first free petal.Figure 59. turn work. 7th and 9th p gradually increase in size from an ordinary size to ?i inch). When passing from coil to daisy make 2 ps in ch instead of 5 ps. 6 ds. (1-4 s. 10 hard-twist crochet cotton. turn. 4th round=« 3 ds. close. small p. 3 ds. 5 p separated by 2 ds. join to ch of centre. 6 ds. turn. joining to 1st. join to small p. 2 ds. 1-4 5. small p) twice. turn. 4 ds. joined to 2nd free loop on coil. cut thread. close. 3 p separated by 3ds. 3rd. close. joining to next petal of daisy. 4 ds.With No.For detail see Figure 60. repeat r. r 3 ds. 6 ds. . (Note. 3 ds. small p. turn. repeat rs. 4 times). r as before. ch 4 ds. joining each r to thread left between rs. and 5th ps of 2nd ch. join 1st p of ch. The first 1-4 s means 4 single sts like the first half of a ds. 4 ds. turn. small p) 4 times. (ch 3 ds. Outside row. -:h 2 ds. ch as before. p. Wind 3 yards of thread on shuttle. 5th. turn. Figure 59. leaving last loop free on coil. turn and continue until there are 8 rs and 8 chs. 20 make a small ring of 4 ds. small p. turn. r. Leave a very short thread when passing from daisy to coil. Size - 45 inches. skip 1 p. small p. r 6 ds. 6 ds. Centre of Large Medallion. 6 ds. ch 4 ds. close. the next 1-4 s means 4 single sts like the second half of a ds. Ring 6 ds.Join to thread between rs. The chs are made of sets of sts. 3 ds. ch 3 ds. 3 ds. join to next thread. Ring 3 ds. 1-4 s.Like 4th. 8-4 s means alternately 4 single sts like the first half and 4 single sts like the second half of ds. 1-4 s. join to last or 9th p. join to next petal. Repeat around centre. of a daisy. and 1st and 3rd of 3rd ch. close. 2 ds. joining the last ch to starting point. 5th round . 3rd. p. Fasten off. This centrepiece with wide tatted border requires 10 balls of No. join next. 6th round . join to large p. Chain (1-4 s. . small p. Repeat chs and rs over coil as over daisy.

5-4 s. 2d leaflet: r 2 ds. 8 ds.-2 j times. ch 8-4 s. join. p. 1 ds. 1-4 s. p. p. ch 5-4 s. ch 8-4 s. p. 1 ds. p. r 7 ds. 4 ds. 6 ds. close. join next ch. Make another r close to the first one in the same way. small p. This gives a twist. repeat to Figure 60. 2 ds. r 8 ds. 5 sts like the first half of a ds. join. ch (1-4 s. p. p) twice. 3 ds. join last row. p. join last r. 4 ds. r 2 ds.sffialr -p. 1-4 s.t5 . turn work. p. 1 ds. ch 5-4 s. In each of the next 4 petals make (1 ds. 8 ds. ch 4-4 s. 8 ds. 4 ds. 1 ds. 4 ds. Make 4 groups of 5 half sts (hs) with twist after each. (1-4 s. opposite the 4th point from where last row left off. ch 4 ds. 4 ds. pass shuttle under in same direction without making a loop (this gives a twist). r 7 ds. Turn. join. Ids. join to last p. p. join next r of last row. close) . p. r 3 ds. 2 ds. 1 ds. 3-4 s. join 2d point of small med. 5-4 s. 8 ds. join ch of 4th point on large med. r S ds. r 7 ds. join. 5-4 s . p. r 8 ds. close. join to small med. 3 ds. 12 ds. then ch 5-4 s. 3 ds. 1 ds.. then 4 groups of 5 hs as before. join to p in first r. p. close. r 7 ds. r 8 ds. make 3 more groups of 5 11swith twist after each group. 4 ds. turn. 7 ds. p. Ch 6 ds. Repeat around. 4th. . 3 ds. . ch 9-4 s. 6 groups of 5 hs. 6 groups of 5 hs (always followed by a twist). r 7 ds.Ring 7 ds. in the 6th and 7th petals divide the 2nd set of groups by Ids. 30 crochet cotton. 1 ds. After making last 2 large rings. close. p. 3 ds. Edging in Leaf Design. 23 Figure 62. repeat around med until 10 points are joined. r 8 ds. 3 ds. "3 ds. r 8 ds. Repeat around second medallion as directed before. 4 ds. 2 groups of 5 hs with twist. join to next point. p. ch 4-4 s. join to point of large med. The small medallion finished should measure 2% inches. 4 groups of 5 hs. 2 05. Leaf Design Edging. 4 ds. p. Cover design is described on page 32. 4 groups of 5 hs. ch 4-4 s. 1 ds. p. r 8 ds. join. close. 1 ds. 9 ds. 4 ds. p. Ring 8 ds. 4 groups of 5 hs. join. p. join last r. 3 ds. join 2d t: of last row. 8 ds. 3rd leaflet: r 2 ds. join second large med. 4 ds.-~s. join p of 1st ring of last row. close. 1 ds. 4 groups of 5 hs. 4 ds. 8 ds. Edging in Flower Design. 1 ds join to beginning of ch. Drop second shuttle and take up first again. close. r 8 ds. ch 8-4 s. p. With 2d shuttle and thread r 8 ds.. B Figure 62. 4-4 5. 7 ds. join to p in (Continued 011 page 32) Figure 6 I. Repeat chain. join last ring. Repeat chain. 1-4 s. Ring 3 ds. 8 ds. 6th and 8th p to corresponding small p of last ch. join to last r. 4 ds. p. join. then ch 8-4 s. turn. Ids. 1-4 s. turn. p. 8 ds. 4 ds. 4 ds. join 11th point. 8 ds. 1-4 s small p) 3 times. . 6-4 5. 1 ds. p. 8 ds. join. 1 ds. 7 ds. join. 7 ds. 4th and 6th p to corresponding small p of last ch. 1 ds. Chain (8 ds. join by shuttle thread to centre ring. r 8 ds. There should be 24 rs and 24 points. Ids. ch 3-4 s.cenfre-. 'join last r. 8 ds. Twisted Tatting for Unusual Edgings OTH edgings are made with No. Ids. 8 ds. p. r 7 ds. 2 ds. r 4 ds. joining 2nd. 4 ds. Ch 9 ds. turn. 4-4 s.Wind 10 yards of thread on shuttle. p. p. turn. 2 rings. r 8 ds. join to last r.Ring 9 ds. repeat until 20 points are joined. join last row. 3 ds. 4 groups of 5 hs. r 8 ds. 1 ds. p. p. 1 ds. join. join. 2 groups of 5 hs with twist. 7 ds. r 8 ds. Flower Design Edging. 8 ds. 3 ds. join last row. 8 ds. join to last r. 7 ds : r 7 ds. join to p in stem. Edge. p. 4 ds. p. There should be 7 small rings between 2 large rings. Small Medallion. p. join. 7 ds. ch 4-4 s. joining 2nd. . join by shuttle thread to p of last leaflet at point. join to next p) 3 times. p. Detail for Figure 59. 1 ds in the middle. 8 ds. p. p. and omit last p in 8th petal. p. the large medallion 4~ inches. 11 small ps with 3 ds between. 1 ds. join.OhT. join. 7 ds. 8 ds. 5-4 s. RIds. join to 7th p. Figure 61. 1 ds. 4-4 s. turn. 4 groups of 5 hs. p. p. 4 ds. 5 sts like the first half of a ds. pass shuttle under in same direction without making a loop. ch 8-4 s.

close turn. although some are more suitable than others. To Apply the Lace. it is wise to divide the number into two or three parts and push together ten or so at a time. p. Practically any design may be made of it. 20 roll. rolling it slightly between the right thumb and forefinger to take up any extra thread at the end. close. 1 ds. They are always made between two ordinary double stitches. 3 ds.The ivy leaf doily is made of No. Insertion in Roll Tatting. and the picot is pushed up snugly before the next roll is made. Rids. allowing a variety that is practically endless. With fingers in position to make the first half of the ordinary double stitch. p. 1 ds. but after the work is well started. 1 ds. 1 ds. turn. 1 ds. 1 ds. 1 ds) 3 times. Whip the lace to the edge of the piece taking up each stitch. 1 ds. p. When the number of roll stitches exceeds ten or twelve. Figure 63. Figure 65. turn. The shuttle thread should be drawn out taut. 3 ds. R 1 ds. RIds. Chain 12 roll sts. once the knack is acquired .With finer thread crochet a chain all around inside working a slip stitch into the outer picots of the tatted chains. 1 ds. 1 ds. 30 roll. 20 roll. Ch 3 ds. 20 roll. R 15 roll. Insertion in Roll Tatting.This is an old favorite and clearly illustrates the possibilities of changing a simple common design to something more distinguished looking. p. therefore make them small. 1 ds. 5 crochet cotton. 2 ds. Repeat. 1 ds. . 1 ds. Repeat from * for length desired. T Figure 64. make a knot and 1 ds to hold by. join to last p. close. The roll stitches are always taken in the same direction. carefully push it up together. join to end of chain. When one section of a ring or chain has been rolled. turn. 15 roll. 1 ds. p.' Holding the roll between the left thumb and forefinger. p. otherwise it will unwind and cause grief later. The picots are used chiefly for joining. If you prefer to cover the edge with doubles. 1 ds. join to last p.a motion similar to that used in overcasting. 12 roll. 2 ds. join to last p. 30 roll. join to last p. 1 ds. 1 ds. Then draw a circle on your linen and cut allowing for a )i-inch hem.Roll Tatting HOSE who do shuttle-work will welcome this novel method of developing new patterns or copying old ones. Ring as before. 10 roll sts. turn. The work should be held securely in the fingers of the left hand until a joining is made so that it will not unwind. 1 ds. 24 . Ivy Leaf Doily. ring 10 roll sts. this item is not so troublesome. (10 roll sts. p. p. 1 ds) twice. Ch 3 ds. Ring (10 roll sts. 1 ds. p. p. join to last p. which will cause the loop thread to wrap around it. pass the shuttle back of the loop about the left hand and through the loop toward you . * Chain 12 roll sts. 1 ds. machine stitch on the penciled line so that the linen will not stretch in the working. join to previous ring. . p. 1 ds. close. 1 ds. p. 10 roll sts. All or any part of the work may be made in the new way. Detail of Ivy Leaf Pattern. . The work is easily done. close. p. 1 ds.and knack is usually acquired by practice. 1 ds. 1 ds. draw up or join as directed. Figure 64. Cut away linen about )i inch beyond stitching as you work. 20 roll. Rids. p. close. Figure 63. Ids. Instead of taking a stitch you simply twist the threads together. make a picot. 12 roll. 1 ds.

7 inches. (2 ds. join to next pair on first row. 5 ds. 3 ds. I ds. Ids.2 ds. R 2 ds. p. 3 ds. 1 ds. R 20 roll.Figure 66. or else. p) twice. R 20 roll. join to last p of preceding r. 3 ds. If you wish to have a larger or smaller doily use coarser or finer crochet cotton and follow directions exactly as they are given. (2 ds. p. 'Another clover-leaf joining to last r of first clover-leaf. R 2 ds. p. p. join to last p of first r. 5 ds. p) twice. (2 ds. close. 2 ds. 3 ds. The inside row is made first. R.2 ds. the shuttle thread of pink. Doily in Roll Tatting. 2 ds. Ids. 20 roll. 3 ds. 20 roll. p. 20 roll. close. cut away material about VB inch outside of the hemstitching and crochet two doubles in each space. 1 ds. p) twice. R 2 ds. pink and white. . 2 ds. 2 ds. join to p on last roll ring. p. Outside row . 3 ds. first hemstitch the edge of the linen centre. Ch 20 roll. close. close. 2 ds. join to pair of roll rings in first row. I' ds. 3 ds. 20 roll. Ch 20 roll. 7 ds. Ch 20 roll.The doily in roll tatting is made of No. R 20 roll. join to last p of first r. Repeat from * until SO clover-leaves have been made. R 20 roll. join to last p of second r. Detail in Actual Size. 3 ds. Repeat. I ds. close. Begin with the middler of a clover-leaf. p. p.Begin with a cloverleaf. join to exposed p of last r in clover-leaf. p. p. Ch 20 roll. R 7 ds. p. 7 ds. This doily in its combination of pink and white is charming. To apply the lace to the linen. 25 . catching into tatted picots at regular intervals. close. close. R 2 ds. p. R. 15 crochet cotton. * Another r like this. proceed as directed for Figure 64. p. p. join to last p of second r in cloverleaf. p. The work is divided into two rows. The sniall detail illustration at right is actual size and shows how the two colors are combined. Ids. 7 ds. Size- Figure 66. 2 ds. Ch 20 roll. Figure 67.

Turn in ~ inch on edge of linen and overcast edge with same thread. Repeat around for 8 rows. join to last p on large r. insert needle in a p. Centrepiece in Tatting and Weaving. p. carry thread across to opposite p. ch 4 ds. 7 ds. Insert needle under 2 loops. repeat ch and large r. 3 p with 3 ds between. 69). a circle twenty-eight inches in diameter. bring needle back between same 2 loops and under third loop. 3 and linen to match. and join to base of first ring. Finish by tying to loose end of foundation thread. r 5 ds. join to middle p of first r. T Woven Centre. connecting two adjoining chains by two p's of each. Border. .Thread a large needle with 1)4 yards of thread and use 8 centre p's of medallion for foundation.Four balls ecru crochet cotton No.Centrepiece In Tatting and Weaving A TTED medallions with woven centres are joined together with weaving to make an edge for this centrepeice. repeat ch. Figure 68. Figure 68. repeat ch and small r. Size28 inches.*Ring 7 ds. 5 ds. . Medallions. 4 ds. 3 p with 5 ds between. (See Fig. Holding' end of thread. Materials. 7 ds. joining by middle p's to the two other large r. 26 . join to last p of small r. and continue crossing threads until foundation is completed. * Repeat from * to * three times. . 5 ds. 5 ds. . weave close to centre. back to p at right of first p. p.Join medallions as made. Place joined medallions around linen centre. r 7 ds. 2 ds. Without breaking thread.

turn. 2 ds. . I 2 ds. one to each of next three medallions. and the overcasting.. . and two to each of next two medallions.Half way between two medallious make a one-inch lt~)!l (>11 the edue of the linen (see Fig. tie and cut the threads. then cut the linen from beneath each one. 40. on which to weave. and join ends III braid. wind around big loop twice and carry thread to second picot. There are six rows of the weaving. the weaving. catching the picots on the edge of each medallion.trds of novelty braid No . leaving just enough edge to turn hack. carrying thiead around the big loop each time. 13 inche . leaving one medallion of bAid between. if done closely.11 r :ulltil 12 of each small rand 11 large are made. through picot and back to big InAp..lke these Ioundatiou loops into each picot. Platl': Doily. 70) \ carry the thread through the loop and across to the first picot.Figure 69 U. make a large r 'of 5 ds. Overcast with the same thread. cis. 5 p.. Buuonholing may be used for fastening medallions and nlge. Shows Medal- Weaving in Border. Figure 71. Then r 1. In tile space left by omitting the 12th large r make a large separate r of 10 p with 2 ds between and join as seeu in the illustration.. but with the heavy thread it will make a very heavy edge. Begin with a r of 12 p with 2 d~ between. 'much as an eyelet is overcast. 4. one ba11 of crochet cotton No. Tatting N' Combined with Braid Plate Doily quick to work. Figure 70 (!\'inht) Weaving Between lions on Border.i!fl} Shows Method of Weaving Centre of Medallion. 2 ds. and a small circle of linen are required. resemble. 5 (Is. 68: haste smoothly and securely. Size- 27 . which i~ dOlle in the same way the centre \H:avillg was done. p. 'Repeat these wheels until tell arc made. Plate Doily. 1'. Place the six single medallions on the Iinen centrepiece in the posit ions indicated in Fig. catching through it in the same way. ?\!. close. Alternate the large and ~1U. joining each small one to the centre and joining both large and small ones to each otlll'r hy the first p. with 2 ds between. join to r. This will make tell loop.Two y. and looks well with it. (Crilltlllllcd 1>11 !'(lih' 29) OVELTY braid and tatting make It very attractive lace which is both simple and Figure 71. Py the illustration it will he seen that the large r arc joined to p of the braid as follows: Two r to each oi the first two medallions.

50 hard-twist make the large one are joined together easily in the process of the work. joining the second to 2 p of first motif. Ring 4 ds. Sew them to the picots of the corresponding tatted insertions.This simple but beautiful straight camisole yoke may be used' equally well as a chemise or nightgown yoke. 4 ds.For the centre of motif r 10 p. of Putting T0Portions 'of Caprrn"". joining the 3 p rings only. The double row next to the crown measures 28 inches.. and the third one 26 inches. in place of the lace shoulder straps one may use narrow washable satin ribbon in single or double bands. joining rings to correspond with heginning. Repeat from beginning around. Sew to narrow hem. Join a motif hy one p to the left and another motif by one p to the right of centre motif and join each one by 2 p to motifs above (to rings next the joined ones). p. About thirty of the little motifs will be needed to make a size 36 top. ring 3 ds. turn. and cut threads. Figure 72. Crown. close. Two yards of onethird-inch ribbon in the chosen color. The detail shown pictures the way in which the outside rows are joined to the large motif. turn. and the little motifs wh. . and that more motifs will be required for a given size. If you wish a finer lace. but it is made with the shuttle thread only. join to a ring of last motif. Hem the last ribbon and run elastic through. chain 3 ds.!Y1P .p of the second and to 2 p of the third motif (to rings next the ones joined) This forms the centre motif of the crown. If used for a camisole top. and as many more as are necessary may be added to make larger sizes than this. Use two balls of hardtwist crochet cotton No. turn. 10. repeat from beginning. 3 p with 2 ds between. 3 ds. close. tie. 2 ds. p.9t!9. Add a row of two motifs. make the C3. and join all rings. close. r 2 ds. The crown is attached by sewing the tips of the picots securely to the edge of the ribbon. the two next to the crown 280 inches long (0 inch allowed ior seams). Join 4th motif (opposite the first one) to 2. and the last one 25 inches. close.Ring 4 ds. Outside Rows.tJ. 3 p with 2 ds between. finds it hard to work with both shuttle and ball thread will welcome this charming cap which is very simple to do. bear in mind that your top will be proportionately narrower. No.Ring 2 ds. close. 3 ds. and to 2 p of first motif (to rings next the joined ones). Band. close. and cut threads. Cut 28 T four lengths of the wider ribbon. . the following 27 inches. then one motif. one at a time. leave thread space (~ inch). ..n . joined by three rows of the tatted insertion and finished with a tatted edging to match. join to a p of centre ring. . Method gerher- Figure 72. turn. makes a dainty finish. the outside rows are added. At first glance the motif used for the crown may seem complicated.Boudoir Cap and Camisole Top HE beginner who. joining to each ring of crown. Edging. When the large motif is complete.m<i-ke ~a lace both fine enoug-h and substantial enough for everyday practical purposes. This finishes the centre row. the third one to 2 p of second motif. Camisole Top. 4 ds. with 1 ds between.q~t _<. 3 p with 2 ds between. Make nine motifs in this way. 4 ds. tie. Three yards of one-inch satin ribbon in any preferred color. close. which is hemmed over elastic around the head size." . made into a knotted rosette with streamers and sewed to the right side of the crown toward the back. then make a double row of rings (as for motifs) joined to p of chs. Leave a short thread space (about one-eighth inch) and r 4 ds. Figure 73.To make three double rows of rings. Trim cap as illustrated. . Leave thread space as before and repeat from beginning of row 9 times. 2 ds. the following 260 inches.

and join to medallions of braid by middle p of rings. p. p. joining the last to the first one made to close the top.' leave a short thread. close. . turn. cut the linen for the centre and make a rolled hem. Join each following ring by first p to preceding ring and sew edging to chain around neck and armholes. Fasten thread into p of large ring. then crochet two doubles ill each space catching each tatted picot. Another simple method: first hemstitch the edge of the linen. leave a short thread. sl st in each p of next ring. 5 ds. 5 ds. 7 ds. leave a short thread. Tie and break threads. 6 ds. Repeat. slip stitch in each p. p. p. each r of 7 ds. . join to next and to first r of strap. 7 ds. p. close. To fill in space at Joining of shoulder straps. close. turn. turn. For the inner edge of the border make a double row of rings. 4 ds. 7 ds. p. repeat from * across bottom and around neck and armholes. work a clover-leaf into each corner as follows: r 7 ds. rIds. p. 5 ds.S ds. close. join to next p of same ring. Repeat from * joining as before and making 3 p on top of every third large ring. To apply the lace to the linen. 1 ds. turn. close to this ring. skip 1 ring of band. For the other row make 2 r of 5 ds. p. Between these make a large r of 5 ds. 3 p with 5 ds between. r 7 ds. close. 7 ds. leave a short thread. r 5 ds. 1 ds. Edging. 5 ds. 5 p with 3 ds between. 7 ds. close and tie the two threads together.Ring 5 ds. . 7 ds. p. p. close. The r of the inner row is of 4 ds. The edging of little rings around the neck and the armholes is made separately and whipped to the chain which finishes the lace. 3 p with 4 ds between. join. turn. close. 4 ds. close. 1 ds. 5 ds. those in each row joined to each other by the 1st p. joining by 2 p to motif. p. Plate Doily (Continued from page 27) In spaces between the wheels and on outside of the braid make two quartrefoils (see illustration). p. close.. r 5 ds. 6 ds. turn. join to centre ring. turn. 5 ds. large r with 3 p on top. as seen in the illustration. r 6 ds. * Ring 5 ds. r 7 ds. Make the same beadings for opposite edge. Shoulder Strap. 1 ds. p. join. r 7 ds. join to small ring. turn. join to next p of centre ring. close. Figure 73. I ds. passing thread through 2 p. p. join to next p of centre ring. Make another double row. 5 ds. catching each picot of tatting. join. 5 ds. . 5 ds. Join r by 1st p. close. Ids. join. p. (2 ds. turn. r 7 ds. 5 ds. r 5 cis. close to this ring. turn. join to this by the two small rings and make 3 p on top of each large ring. . 5 ds. joining two large rings to each motif and having two 3-p:cot rings between the joinings. Leave about % inch of thread between centre ring and 11ext ring. r 7 ds. at regular intervals. 5 p with 3 ds between. 5 ds. join to third ring of strap. join. large r with 3 p. close. turn. Detail of Camisole Top. 7 ds. join. join. 7 ds. Sew on border. 3 p separated by 1 ds. join. 1 ds. 3 p separated I by 1 ds. p. join to motif (third ring from joining ) 1 ds. Jqin each succeeding motif by two 2-picot rings to corresponding rings of previous motif. r 6 cis. 4 ds. ring 7 ds. Crochet a chain all around.S ds and join to the medallion of braid. A Dainty Straight Around Top for Cam i sol e or Chemise. * ch 3. turn. 7 ds. 29 Figure 74.Motif. large ring as before. and join to wheel. 3 p separated by 1 ds. Beading. 5 ds. 5 ds. join to third ring from joining. p. 7 ds. Break thread and fasten off. . whipping it with fine stitches along the edge. 7 ds. turn. p. turn. dose. p. 7 ds.Ring 5 ds.Repeat beading for length desired and sew in place. p) 11 times. close.For centre. r 6 ds. turn. 5 ds. Sew the top to the garment by the similar chain at the bottom of the yoke. 7 ds. dose. 7 ds. p. 1 ds. close. p. p. p. leave a short thread. 6 ds. 5 ds.

p. 2 ds. The border rows of the crown. cut and tie threads. 6 ds. join by shuttle thread to 2nd p. ch 6 ds. ch 6 ds. (2 ds. joining 2 flowers. turn. in 6th row 5 pairs. p) 3 times. make 2 rows joining all ch.) ch only. * chain 6 ds. joining last ch of 7th flower to first flower and the last 8 ds-ch to starting point. join to next ch. p) 5 times. 30 . ch (2 ds. to p of opposite chains. join to 1st ch of next flower. 6 ds) 4 times. close up r 7 p as before joined by 1st p to r just made. repeat from * 5 times. join by ball thread to next p of last ch. * ch 6 ds. 4th round . ch 6 ds. ch 8 ds. while for a baby of from five to six months. r as before joined to next ch. Fasten thread to 1st free ch of a flower. . ch 6 ds. 6 ds. close. 2 ds. joining 5th petal of 20th flower to next p of long row of rings. close. p. join to p 0 f any ch. in 9th row join 3 ch. make 21st row of 6 pairs of r. r joined to last r. and the neck of the cap is shaped toward the back so that it will fit snugly and well. close. join to 2nd p of r) 5 times. make 8 more rows of 5 pairs joining all ch. 70 or 80 cotton should be substituted. p. Lsi round . ch 8 ds. ch 6 ds. ch 8 ds. ch 6 ds. Rows Joined to Crown Medallion. and the front are added to the crown medallion in the process of construction. joining first 3 chains only. p) 3 times. join to next and 1st ch. 2 ds.Ring 7 p separated by 2 ds. p) 6 times. Join 1st flower by 2nd petal to next of 7 p made in turning of long row of rings. p. in 7th and Sth rows join all ch. joining 1st and 2nd 6 ds-chains to corresponding ch of previous flower. join ch between 1st and 2nd flowers to double ring made for filling.3 eh. r 13 p separated by 2 ds. 2 ds. 4 ds (for turning) . join by i shuttle thread to 2nd p of r. Join each of these rings by middle p Baby Cap. 6th round . then join last 4 ch to 1st row made. . ch 6 ds.Fill shuttle and without breaking thread from ball. 6 ds. Figure 76. join to centre motif (to same p where last 8 ds-chain was joined). (ch 6 ds. close. Shaping of Neck toward Back. Join a group of 3 r to each ch. r join to next r ) 4 times. joining .Make a flower as in 1st round for each group of 3 rings. join by Figure 75. p.Across fro n t (between long rows of rings) make 20 flowers as in 1st round. turn. join to 3rd p of any ch (2 ds. (r. Continue across. join to next ch. 8 ds. to correspond with other side.Make a knot between shuttle and ball thread and r 12 p separated by 2 ds. Fasten thread in 1> of flower. 100 hard-twist crochet cotton and will make a cap for a two to three months-old baby. repeat from * 6 times. p. 6 ds.Baby Cap of Tatted Lace HIS charming cap for a small baby requires two spools of No. p. join by ball thread to next ch of last motif. in next row join . cut and tie threads. turn. join by shuttle thread tu 2nd p. Front. Cut and tie threads. 7 p with 2 ds between. 5th round . ch 6 ds. ch 8 ds. p) 3 times. 6 ds. p. joining 1st and 2nd 6 ds-chains. r. r 12 p. join to next ch of same flower. ** ch 8 ds. close up r (2 ds. p. repeat from ** until there are 7 flowers joined to centre. close. 8 ds between flowers. No. p) 3 times. turn. Finish cap by working 19 rows of pairs of rings as in 6th round. join by ball thread to a ch of centre motif. 2 ds. ch 5 p separated by 2 ds. 6 ds. * (2 ds. T shuttle thread to p of next ch. close. * ch 6 ds.All rings are of 7 p separated by 2 ds and joined by middle n to ring opposite. repeat from * join to starting point and fasten off (21 ch). (ch 6 ds. Join ch between 2nd and 3rd flowers to 4th p made for turning of next row. separated by 2 ds. 8 ds. This leaves 4 spaces which are filled with two 7 p-rings. 2nd roundMake a knot between shuttle and ball thread and fasten to p of 4th and of 1st free ch. This motif forms centre of crown. 6 ds) 4 Figure 77. (r. ch 4 ds. continue around. Figure 76. 3rd round-Ring (2 ds. joining 7th ch to starting point. Make a row consisting of 5 pairs of rings enclosed by chains for each of 4 flowers (back of cap) . Crown Medallion. repeat from * joining 4 ch between rings to ch opposite. in 5th row make 6 pairs of rings.

4 ds. r. * leave 74 inch thread. r 5 ds. 2d round . 3 ds. 2d row. 4 ds. turning as before. ch 6 ds. repeat large r joining by 1st p to last p of previous large r. join to same flower. 9 p with 2 ds between. this leaves 5 free rs on one side. 7 ds. p. join. 20 hard-twist crochet cotton. repeat small r joining to next p on centre r. 3ds. join to last free r of wheel. small r joining to 5th p of same r. join to a p of centre r. 4 ds. repeat ch all around.As above.r 5 ds. join by shuttle thread to free r of last row. (r. join to middle p of first r of wheel. ch 6 ds. (3 ds. r. ch 6 ds. join to ch between rings. 4 ds. turning as beiore : (r. p. p) 4 times. eh 6 ds. (ch 6 ds. ch (4 ds p) 3 times. r 3 ds. 3 ds. p) twice.r 7 ds. ch) 4 times. 7 ds. 5 p separated by 3 ds. turn. which is shown in the Frontispiece. turn. tie and cut threads. r joined to last r. 7 p separated by 2 ds. turn. (r. joining them in the process of the work by middle p of 16th and 17 chs to 2nd and 3rd chs of previous wheel. ch 6 ds. 3 ds. 5 ds.times. repeat from * around until there are 24 rs and 23 chs. repeat from * around. leave ~ inch thread. p. this leaves the 2 end chains free. 4th rolturlch 3 ds. p) twice. 3 ds. and Sth large rs to chs of inner row of wheels leaving the next ch from joining free as shown in illustration. 6 ds. join to next petal of same flower. 4 p separated by 3 ds. repeat from * until there are 19 rs and 18 chs. join to 18th ch. Figure 78 gives the actual size and detail and it is well to consult it frequently while making the lace. Make 16 wheels in this way. p. ch 6 ds. r 5 ds. close. r 3 ds. turn. join to next flower. 2nd r. but with 13 rs and 12 chs. turn. ch 4 ds. 4 ds. join last r. 3rd round . close.repeat 2nd round but make 5 p chains. joining end rs to next free chs of inner row. close. 3 ds. ch ) 5 times. Lst round . (r 3 ds. 2 ds. 5th round . close. 6 ds. 5 ds. Fill in any open spaces with small single rings.r (3 ds. ch 3 ds. join to last p of previous r. join to 3rd p of a large r. close. 9 p with 2. page 2 HE lovely tatted (36 inch) between meal cloth. 3 ds. r as T before. close : r 5 ds. -1st row . repeat rs and chs around. 2 ds. close. leave thread. close. join to 3rd p of ch of 3rd row. join to next flower.(Shuttle and ball thread) * r (3 ds. turn. joining to next ch. leave thread. 3 ds. IS made with No. 4 ds. r 5 ds. ch) 4 times only. close turn.r 3 ds. 7 p separated by 3 ds. Detail of Centrepiece 31 . join to same flower. r 7 ds. ch. Between Meal Cloth Shown as Frontispiece. Then r 2 ds. p. (3 ds. continue around. 3 ds. 4 ds.S ds.As in wheel above but joining 1st. r joined to next r) 4 times. 5th row . 3 ds. 4th. Outer Row of Wheels. turn. leave thread. turn. 3 ds. (r. ch joined to opposite ch ) 3 times. repeat around.r 5 p separated by 3 ds. -1st roulid. turn : ch 4 ds. p) twice. 3 ds. join to 1st petal of next flower. 4 ds (£01 each turning). Repeat these motifs around wheels leaving 1 ch free between joinings of motifs to wheels (see detail) . 3 ds. 3 ds. but with only 13 large rs. 3 ds. close. join to single ring. another r joined to 7th p of same ch. (3 ds. repeat 1st ring. 12 p separated by 4 ds. 3d round . p) 4 times. joining to side p of next ring. close. Fill in each space with a single ring. p. p) 6 times. p. 3 ds. p. join to rnid-p of a ch of 4th row. joining by middle p to middle p of a chain in 1st round. 5 ds close. ch) 3 times. eh as before. (3 ds. join to ch. r 5 ds. repeat from * working other end to match beginning. join. 3 ds. ch) 3 times. 4 ds. p. r. turn. (r. Ring 2 ds. turn. 4 ds. turn. join to middle p of a ch. ch joined opposite) 3 times. Inside Border. tie and cut. 5 ds. eh.ds between. page 2. (r. join to middle p of a ring. 7 p separated by 2 ds. leave thread. 3 ds. another ch. (3 ds. joining end rs as in previous row.*r 7 ds. 5 p separated by 2 ds. r (3 ds. 9 p separated by 2 ds. p) twice. repeat from beginning of row. close. close. * ch 6 ds. 6 ds. r. close. Inner Row of Wheels. 6 ds. leave % inch thread: r 6 ds. close. close. join to next ring. About 12 balls of cotton will be required. 3d row . 6 ds. tie and cut thread. turn. 2nd. joining end rs to inner row as before. join ch to remaining rand to ch of next flower. turn. p. close.r 3 ds. 2d round . join to opposite ch. eh. ch 3 ds. p. 4th row. p. p) twice. 4 ds. These 4 rs are drawn up close together. 3 ds. join to next ch of same flower. (3 ds. join last r. for turning ch 4 ds. 7 ds. (3 ds. j ds. leave thread. close.As above. join to side p of next ring. 3 ds. p) twice. turn. p. Figure 78. p) twice.

joining 1st p to last petal. p. close. then make 6 petals (instead of 4) omitting the p in 2nd set of groups. Repeat flower. 12 ds. 3 ds. work the first half of a ds 4 times. 4 ds. 2 ds. join to last r.Join thread at base of 1st r. close up.p. then ch 6 ds. and leaving a little longer thread. join to middle p of next ch. joining to thread left between rings of 1st row (6 rings). Figure 79 . join to single r. Join first petal to ring and flower as before. ch 3 ds. 6 ds. p. 12 ds. turn. close. and make 8th petal like 7th petal of previous flower. and 6 balls of ecru hard-twist crochet cotton No. Cover Design Work edging as directed for Fig. Ring 9 ds. make 2nd r. join to 7th petal. 6 ds. close up. repeat from *. p) twice. p. When corner is reached make one ring only instead of two. ring 8 ds. join at base of r. making a number of scallops divisible by seven. Detail of Table Runner. turn. tie and cut thread. 8 ds. At extreme end of point use 3 ds instead of 2 ds. join to large r in corner. 3 ds. Ring 4 ds. p) twice. 10 ds. p. 8 ds. p. join to 1st r made in this group of 4. 12 ds. make the 2nd r without joining. close up. 8 ds. turn. 3 ds. join to p of 1st scallop. very small p. Work all points in this way. joining by 1st p. Join thread at left corner of end. Join p made when work was reversed to the scallop directly under it with needle and thread. Decrease the number of r's in each row by one until only one r remains at point. 6 ds. Join each scallop by shuttle thread to linen. 62. join to small r. " ds. 2 ds. close. joining first petal to r and to next petal of previous flower. leaving one-half inch space between.. p. p. turn. making 5 p instead of 3 p at extreme end of point. 3 ds. join to single r. 8 ds. 10 ds. join to the other small r. then continue as before until next corner is reached. 8 ds. repeat down side of point. join to small p. 3 ds. 6 ds. join at base of 2nd r. r 8 ds. 4 ds. (To make sets of 4-4 sts. * ch 3 ds. tie and cut thread. 32 . close. dose. r 2 ds. ch 9 ds. p. After joining at base of 7th r. p. Continue across end of runner. 4 ds. (Continued from page 23) upper r. 8 ds. Make scallops of 4 sets of 4-4 sts with a p at centre. close. Repeat flower and continue as before. make another row of rings. 10. Work down opposite side of point. F Figure 80.Join thread to middle p of 1st ch. ch (2 ds. 3 ds. J p separated by 2 ds. (1 ds. 1st row around points . then the 2nd half 4 times. 8 ds. 2d row . Ch 6 ds. To fill in corner. p. ch (9 ds. join to next large r in corner. p) 3 times. repeat three times). repeat from *. Make the next 2 r without joining to last section.Tatted Library Runner OR this table runner you will need ecru linen 18 inches wide. Ring 8 ds. * (Continued from page 11) ceding section. leave one-half inch thread and repeat r 6 times. 4 ds. r like last r. holding right side of hem toward you. Cut thread.

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