Tatted Vanity Set

Tatted Vanity Set
Tatted Vanity Set

Tatting Patterns - Tatted Vanity Set

This tatted medallion is a vanity set but it is suitable for a chair set, scarf or tablecloth. An edge to match is also given.

Abbreviations: p (picot) st (stitch) ds (double stitch) cl r (close ring) r (ring).

Motif: Make r of (5 ds, p) 3 times, 5 ds, cl r. R of 5 ds, join to last p of r just made, 5 ds, p, 5 ds, p, 5 ds, cl r. Repeat second r 3 more times (5 rs made forming a flower). Tie ball to shuttle thread, ch 10 ds, small p, 10 ds, turn. To start next flower, make r of 5 ds, p 5 ds, join to center p of last r made, 5 ds, p, 5 ds, cl r. Make 4 more rs to complete second flower, joining ps of each r same as for first flower. Turn, ch 10 ds, join to small p, 10 ds. Make 2 more flowers with ch between.

Joining Motifs to form a Medallion:

Four motifs are joined to form a medallion. Each motif should be joined as it is made as follows: Make first flower of second motif, join to free p of center r of any flower, then complete motif. Join each of next 2 medallions in same manner. The last motif must also be joined to first motif in corresponding p.

Motifs are joined cornerwise. The center medallion is made as follows:

Make r of (5 ds, p) 4 times, 5 ds, cl r. Make 3 more rs, joining ps in same manner as flower. Tie and cut thread. Tie ball and shuttle threads to one joining p, * ch 5 ds, join to free p of inside edge of one flower, 5 ds, join in same joining p, 5 ds, join in next free p on r, 5 ds, join to free p of next flower, 5 ds, join in next free p of same r, 5 ds, join in next joining p, repeat from * around. Tie and cut thread at first joining p.

Edge: Make a r of 5 ds, p, 5 ds, join to free p of middle ring at lower right corner of medallion, 5 ds, p, 5 ds, cl r. R of 5 ds, join to last p of r just made, 5 ds, p, 7 ds, cl r. Tie ball thread to shuttle thread at base of last r. * Ch 5 ds, p, 5 ds, p, 5 ds, turn. R of 5 ds, p, 5 ds, join to free p of last r, 5 ds, p, 5 ds, cl r. (R of 5 ds, join to last p of last r, 5 ds, p, 5 ds, p, 5 ds, cl r) 4 times, turn. Ch 5 ds, join to adjacent p of last ch, 5 ds, p, 5 ds, turn. R of 7 ds, join to middle p of last r, 5 ds, p, 7 ds, cl r, turn. Repeat from * for desired length.

For side vanities, a medallion is used for one corner; the edge worked around remaining material and joined to corresponding p on other side of medallion. Center vanity should have a medallion at the two lower corners with edging worked between.

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