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Tatted Snowflake Doily from The Workbasket. Volume 18, May 1953

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Tatted Snowflake from The Workbasket. Volume 18, May 1953

These motifs are arranged in an interesting diamond pattern for use as a chair or vanity set, scarf or doily. Use tatting thread, ball and shuttle to make this tatted piece.

Each motif measures one and a half inches. For the piece shown you will need to make 25 motifs.

Abbreviations

R (ring);

ds (double stitch);

p (picot);

cl r (close ring);

ch (chain);

rw (reverse work);

sep (separate).

Motif

R of 2 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 2 ds, cl r.

R of 2 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 2 ds, cl r.

R of 2 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 2 ds, cl r.

Rw, ch 8 ds, p, 8 ds.

* Rw, r of 2 ds, p, 2 ds, join to center p of last r, 2 ds, p, 2 ds, cl r.

R of 2 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 2 ds, cl r.

R of 2 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 2 ds, cl r.

Rw, ch 8 ds, join to p of ch, 8 ds.

Repeat from * 4 times joining center p of last r to center p of first r made.

Make other motifs the same and join as shown in illustration.

Join motifs together as they are made.


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