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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. 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.
2. NH Youngburg Pattern #3
Tatted Edging No.3 Pg. 1 New tatted model by Phyllis Schmidt from Nellie Hall Youngburg's "40 Original Designs in Tatting" 1921
3. Edging with Interlocking Rings
Here is another charming tatting pattern shared by Dagmar Pezzuto. It is tatted with regular rings, split rings and interlocking rings. Two shuttles are required to achieve this effect. Since there are interlocking rings, celtic style, a narrow shuttle will need to pass through a completed ring.
4. Hilda Ringenberg Child's Yoke
Needlecraft Magazine 1923 Child's Tatted Yoke with Sleeves by Hilda Ringenberg. This yoke features the tatted mignonette stitch prominently
5. Emiko Kitoa Tatting Lace
Tatting Lace Accessories by Emiko Kitoa ©2014 Applemints #108 Asahi Originals #453 This new tatting book is absolutely surprising! It has some really creative techniques and 3-dimensional tatting, too.
6. Il Lavoro Chiacchierino Series
This long-running series of tatting books produced by Mani di Fata is a treasure trove of traditional tatting patterns.
7. 40 Designs Nellie Hall Youngburg
"Forty Original Designs in Tatting By Nellie Hall Youngburg, Novel and Unique Designs...Brookings, SD © 1921" appears to have been published privately originally. It was reprinted as "Tatting #6" in 1982 by the House of White Birches.
8. Bicolor Needle Tatted Rings
Bicolor rings using needle tatting and two different colored threads wrapped alternately.
9. 7 Methods of Tatting
A brief overview of several methods of tatting: finger tatting, shuttle, needle, needle used as if it were a shuttle, cro-tating, Japanese hook tatting.
10. Sajou Album for Frivolity Works #16
Album for Frivolity Works #16 Published ©1861 by SAJOU, Embroidery and Tapestry Patterns Manufacturer, Paris. Here are the directions for pattern #16 in modern tatting notation. This is an edging comprised of half closed rings.
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