Tatted Snowflake

Tatted Snowflake
Tatted Snowflake - Free Tatting Pattern
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Tatting, a technique for handcrafting a particularly durable lace constructed by a series of knots and loops, is used here to craft this beautiful tatted snowflake.  A tatted ornament adds a nice Victorian themed touch to your Christmas Tree and holiday decor.  It can also be created as a thoughtful homemade gift.  Happy Tatting! 

Difficulty: Easy to Intermediate

Materials: Size 20 white thread, 2 shuttles, 1.30mm crochet hook, and fabric stiffener.

 

# = Number of Double Stitches

R = Ring

RND = Round

-          = Small Picot

--  = Medium Pico

---  = Large Picot

CL = Close Ring

+ = Attach

RW = Reverse Work

tatted snowflake

Instructions:

Rnd 1: Clover 1         

R1: 6 – 6 CL.

R2: 10 - - - 10 CL.

R3: 6 – 6 CL. RW.

CH: 14 - - 2 (R: 8 - - - 8 CL) 2 – 14. RW

 

Clover 2:        

R1: 6 – 6 CL.

R2: 10 + 10 CL. (Connect to Prev Clover in R2).

R3: 6 – 6 CL. RW.

CH: 14 - - 2 (R: 8 - - - 8 CL) 2 – 14. RW

 

Clover 3-5: Rep Clover 2 and CH

Finish by connecting the last ch to the beginning. Tie off and hide string.

 

Rnd 2: Connect to bottom of clover between 2 chains.

 

Chain: (30 – 2 - - 2 - - - 2 - - 2 – 30 +) 5 times around. (Connect to bottom of clover between 2 chains.)

Finish by connecting the last chain to the beginning.

Use fabric stiffener to stiffen your snowflake and shape it by pinning it down to wanted shape and let dry or dry with blow-dryer.

tatted snowflake 2

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About The Author

Esther Leavitt is a pattern designer and craft editor for Craftown.com.  About herself she says "Crafts are a way for me to unwind but at the same time keep my hands busy so I don't go crazy."  She is also the owner and proprietor of Crafts by Starlight