Tatting Tips

Here are a few tips to make your tatting easier

PICOT PROBLEMS

holding_picot_downPutting Picots in their Place

picot sizesDefault Picot Length

 

 

DOUBLE STITCH DILEMMAS

DS_Parts_wholeWhich Half Double Stitch is Which?

Frontside of TattingWhich is the Right Side?

If the Stitch Won’t Flip

If the Stitch Still Won’t Flipor it will do this

 

 

TECHNIQUE TROUBLES

two_shuttlesToo Scared for Two Shuttles?

Avoiding Folded Join 3Avoiding the Folded Join

Taking Tatting Out 4Taking Out Stitches

adding thread ring only 3Hiding Thread Ends in a Ring-Only Pattern

 

 

TENSION TEASERS

Tension after Reverse Work 1Keeping Tension after a Reverse

how_tight_stitches 2How Tight Should I Tat?

 

 

RANDOM REQUESTS

how to hold tatting shuttleIs Your Shuttle Poking You?

vintage_threadsOn Buying Older Threads

Crocheter's Hand PositionA Crocheter’s Hand Position

shuttle recommendations Recommendations for Buying a Tatting Shuttle

 

 

And more to come…

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