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For all you lefties, do you feel left out of instructional videos? Left behind on pattern pages? Left in the lurch when buying scissors, crochet hooks, can openers? Then here is a little relief from the right-hand dominant world: How to tat the double stitch for, you guessed it, lefties!

I’ll admit up front, that I’m not a leftie, but please don’t hold that against me. In a tatting class recently I discovered that I can nevertheless tat left-handed. With a student sitting in front of me, trying to mirror my movements and getting frustrated, I decided to try something new. I switched hands, and though it took some extra concentration, I could still pull off a decent set of double stitches. Voilá, she got it!

So, here is a video tutorial just for you:

This post is part of a series of Absolute Beginner Tatting Lessons. Go back to the previous lesson, How to Make the Double Stitch, or jump ahead to the next lesson, Your Tatting Toolkit.

Spoiler Alert: my first giveaway will be early next week, so check back!