Tatted Motif

Tatted Motif
Tatted Motif

Tatting Patterns - Tatted Motif

Here is a square motif that measures about 2¾ inches square. Any number of motifs may be joined to form desired design-vanity or chair set, luncheon or tablecloth.

Abbreviations: ds (double stitch) clr (close ring) p (picot) r (ring)

Make a r of (4 ds, p) 3 times, 4 ds, cl r. Make 4 rs and join to form a square.

Make a center row by joining 7 squares in a row. Join 3 squares onto center 3 squares of center row and each side, then 1 square on each side of center square of each 3 squares.

Outside Border-Using two shuttles, make r of 4 ds, join to p of corner square, 4 ds, cl r. Ch 6 ds, p, (2 ds, p) twice, 6 ds. R of 4 ds, join to next free p, 4 ds, cl r. Ch 6 ds, p, (2 ds, p) twice, 6 ds. R of 4 ds, join to p of next r, 4 ds, cl r. Ch 6 ds, (p, 2 ds) 6 times, p, 6 ds. Continue around motif in same manner.

The illustration shows 12 motifs joined for end pieces and center piece has 8 squares joined. However, the motifs may be joined to form any size.

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