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Here are the top ten articles for the Tatting Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Beaded Cluny Necklace - Dagmar Pezzuto
A new cluny pattern by Dagmar Pezzuto. This necklace uses the hanging cluny technique.
2. Happy Occhi by Petra Tornack-Zimmermann
"Happy Occhi", a new book in German (English translation available). Square motifs in tatted lace by Petra Tornack-Zimmermann 2013. Pattern shared is Sonnenschein from page 20
3. Tatted Lace Insertion with Needle Weaving
The insertion pictured above was designed by Tina Frauberger. It is composed of two lines of an edging joined together by two floating rings. The open area between the center joins is filled with needle weaving. This needle weaving may be replaced with tatted rings.
4. Tatted Butterfly with Cluny Leaves
This is a pattern by Dagmar Pezzuto from Brazil. She has designed a butterfly with uses the tatted cluny leaf in the wings. It is an intriguing pattern which calls for concentration!
5. Japanese Needle Tatting
You will need patience to master this needle tatting technique. Unlike shuttle tatting and traditional needle tatting, the tool does not hold a supply of thread with which to work. Instead, Japanese needle tatting functions more like crochet in that it draws continually from the ball of thread.
6. Tatting Abbreviations
Tatting abbreviations, stitches and their meanings.
7. Il Lavoro Chiacchierino Series
This long-running series of tatting books produced by Mani di Fata is a treasure trove of traditional tatting patterns.
8. Bicolor Needle Tatted Rings
Bicolor rings using needle tatting and two different colored threads wrapped alternately.
9. Cluny Flower and Net by Dagmar Pezzuto
SCREEN WITH SEQUINS AND SEED BEADS By Dagmar Pezzuto ©2013 This was Dagmar's Mother's Day card for her mom in 2013. The flowers are an experiment in the use of beads in a tatted cluny petal.
10. How to Read a Tatting Pattern
Tatting abbreviations and how to read the 'short hand' in tatting patterns
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