This pattern started life as a hanky corner in the wonder book The Tatter’s Treasure Chest. I’ve add a chain instead of the edging to turn it into a necklace. If you make this, I’d love to see the pictures of your results! Centre Portion R: 8ds p 6ds p 8ds cl rw C: 8ds p 8ds p 8ds R: 8ds join p of previous r, 6ds p 8ds cl rw C: 6ds Do not RW Clover R: 8ds p 6ds p 6ds p 8ds cl R: 8ds join p of previous r, 6ds p 6ds p 8ds cl R: 8ds join p of previousRead More →

Matilda © 1998 Kersti Anear Sample shown original size and tatted using three strands of DMC embroidery cotton for both the shuttle and ball threads. Instructions Ring A of 4ds, 3p sep 4ds, 4ds * Chain of 6ds p 6ds Ring of 4ds, join to last p of previous ring, 4ds, 2p sep 4ds, 4ds Repeat from * 3 times Chain A of 4ds, 3p sep 4ds, 4ds End motif Ring of 4ds, 3p sep 4ds, 4ds * Chain A Ring of 4ds p 4ds, join to centre p of first ring of end motif, 4ds p 4ds Repeat from * 3 times Chain ARead More →

©2001 Kersti Anear Instructions Start with the main clover leaf: Ring 3 (8p sep 3) 3 Ring 3 + (last p of PR) 3 (11p sep 3) 3 Ring 3 + (last p of PR) 3 (7p sep 3) 3. Turn. Chain 5 (9p sep 2) 2. Turn. Ring 2 – 2 + (5th p of PR) 2 – 2. Turn. Chain 2 (11p sep 2) 2. Turn. Ring 2 – 2 + (3rd p of 2nd R) 2 – 2. Turn. Chain 2 (6p sep 2) 2. Turn. Ring 2 – 2 + (6th p of 2nd R) 2 – 2. Turn. Chain 2Read More →

Floral Bookmark © 1998 Kersti Anear Sample shown original size and tatted using three strands of DMC embroidery cotton for both the shuttle and ball threads. Please note – this is NOT a beginner pattern. You should be reasonably confident with your tatting before you attempt this one. This would have to be one of my favourite patterns to make up. Instructions Ring A : 4ds, p, 6ds, 5p sep 4ds, 4ds Chain A Petal A: 3ds, p 12ds, p, 3ds, join to 1st p of ring A, Petal B: 3ds, join to petal A, 12ds, p, 3ds, join to ring A Petal C: 3ds,Read More →

Zahra © 1998 Kersti Anear This is a pattern I created over 10 years ago (!!!). Since we’ve got a bookmark exchange going on now, I thought it was time to dust these off and get them re-posted. Sample shown original size and tatted using three strands of DMC embroidery cotton for both the shuttle and ball threads. Instructions Ring A of 2ds, p 3ds, 4p sep 3ds, 2ds * Chain of 5ds p 3ds Ring of 7ds, join to last p of previous ring, 3ds, p, 2ds Chain 4ds Ring 2ds, join to last p of previous ring, 4ds, 3p sep 3ds, 4ds, p,Read More →