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Petal Collar in Tatting

Petal Collar in Tatting from Australian Home Journal, November 1st 1951


Materials

1 shuttle; 2 skeins tatting thread.

Abbreviations

- picot

d.s. double stitch

Pattern

Start with a loop of 15 d.s.,

a small ring of 2-2,

a loop of 9 d.s.,

a ring of 6-6,

a loop of 9 d.s.,

a small ring of 2-2

a loop of 15 d.s.,

a ring of 12-3-12,

a small ring of 3-3,

a loop of 9 d.s.,

a ring of 9-9.

Now make the other 4 rings close to the others as follows:

a ring of 12-12

a ring of 15-15

a ring of 12-12 and a ring of 9-9.

Now join a loop of 3-3-3-3 to the first loop,

a loop of 3-3-3 to the second,

a loop of 3-3-3-3 to the third,

a loop of 3-3-3-3 to the 4th,

a loop of 3-3-3 to the fifth

and a loop of 3-3-3-3 to the loop of the first big ring.

A loop of 9 d.s.,

a ring of 12-3-12.

Draw thread and join this ring to the last loop.

Work all motifs in this way and join these as shown on photograph.

Neck Edge: Start with a ring of 3-3, join to small ring of first motif,

a loop of 6-6, join to upper ring of motif,

6 d.s., 8 d.s., and join with a small ring to second small ring of motif,

a small ring to second motif,

a loop of 8 d.s., join to picot of last loop,

6 d.s., join to upper ring of motif.

Continue in this way.

Finishing

Dampen, pin out on board until bone-dry.


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