Tutu Motif

This gorgeous motif is a variation of a traditional design. It reminds me of a dancer in a tutu, hence the name I’ve given it 🙂

The sample here was needle tatted Caron Watercolours – colour 045 Flame.

R 6ds, lrg p, 6ds
Ch (3ds, p)x6 3ds
R 6ds, join first ring, 6ds
Ch 3ds, p, 12ds
R 6ds, join first ring, 6ds
Ch 7ds, p, 7ds
R 6ds, join first ring, 6ds

Ch 12ds, p, 3ds join to base of first ring
Ch 3ds, join p of prev chain, do not reverse work or tie off chain
* Ch 9ds
R 4ds, join to first chain, 4ds
Repeat from * until all picots on first chain are joined to by a ring
Ch 9ds, join chain, 3ds, join to base of ring
Tie off and cut.

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