Twisted Bookmark

Twisted Bookmark
Tatted Bookmarks - Twisted Bookmark
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Tatted bookmarks are a favorite for gifts and for your own use. This is a simple and fun bookmark for tatter's everywhere. Instruction is in written form as well as instructional Photo.

 

Materials: Two Shuttles, DMC Thread, Size 30 Pink and Green, Hook Size 1.3mm.

 

Stitches Used

 

R = Ring

RD = Round

- = Small Picot

-- = Medium Pico

--- = Large Picot

CL = Close Ring

+ = Attach

 

 

Wind one shuttle with green (Chain Shuttle) and the other pink (Ring Shuttle). Knot both ends of the strings together.

 

1st Rnd: *R: 3 – 3 – 3 – 3 – 3 – 3 CL turn.

CH: 12 – 12 turn.

Rep 4 times from *.

R: 3 – 3 – 3 – 3 – 3 – 3 CL turn.

CH: 12 – 6 – 6 – 12 (End 1) turn.

* R: 3 – 3 – 3 – 3 – 3 – 3 CL turn.

CH: 12 – 12 turn.

Rep 4 times from *.

CH: 12 – 6 – 6 – 12 (End 2) Turn. Cut strings, give them enough length to tie to the beginning R.

Before attaching to beginning R you will need to hold “End 1” between your fingers and twist the remaining work around itself to give it its correct form. Attach to first ring made.

 

2nd Rnd: *R: 3 – 3 – 3 – 3 + 3 – 3 – 3 – 3 CL turn.

(For first attachment join to the first picot on right side of “End 1”; Not on the top)

CH: 9 -- 2 turn.

R: 3 + 3 CL turn.

CH: --- 2 – 9 turn.

Rep 5 times from *.

Corner 1

R: 3 – 3 – 3 – 3 + 3 – 3 – 3 – 3 CL turn.

CH: 9 -- 2 --- 2 – 9 turn.

R: 3 – 3 – 3 + 3 – 3 – 3 CL turn. (Attached to the very top of the corner picot)

CH: CH: 9 -- 2 --- 2 – 9 turn.

 

*R: 3 – 3 – 3 – 3 + 3 – 3 – 3 – 3 CL turn.

CH: 9 -- 2 turn.

R: 3 + 3 CL turn.

CH: --- 2 – 9 turn.

Rep 5 times from *.

 

Corner 2:

R: 3 – 3 – 3 – 3 + 3 – 3 – 3 – 3 CL turn.

CH: 9 -- 2 --- 2 – 9 turn.

R: 3 – 3 – 3 + 3 – 3 – 3 CL turn. (Attached to the very top of the corner picot)

CH: 9 -- 2 --- 2 – 9 turn. Attach to first Ring and finish off.

 

(Note: To keep the beginning and ending knots from coming undone, take clear fingernail polish and dab it over the knots, let dry, and then cut. They become very unnoticeable.)

 

 

 

 

 

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