Here’s a trick to keep your working thread in place when you relax your hand to make the flip in tatting. It saves the circulation in your little finger, too!
What happens when you combine a room full of middle schoolers, an aspiring teacher, a pile of thread and a mountain of cardboard? It gets interesting…
Are you having trouble getting that double stitch to flip? Here is another common beginner’s mistake.
Are you having trouble getting that double stitch to flip? Are you making this common beginner’s mistake?
How tight should you make the double stitch? Here are some photos for comparison.
My brief musings on tatting, knotting and designing.
Do you ever find that you don’t tat quite perfectly? Oh no, stitches to take out! Here is a far too detailed photo tutorial on how to take tatting stitches out.
Continuing the last lesson on reading patterns, this tutorial adds chains, very small picots, rosettes and rounds with shuttle and ball thread and two shuttles.