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"A wonderful book that shows beautiful pictures with detailed lists on how to use and make these ornate crafts." —Book Worm
Originally developed as an easy way to reproduce knotted laces, tatting dates back at least to the seventeenth century. Despite its seeming intricacy, tatting is actually a very simple form of needlework — as this book by legendary needlework designer Anne Orr proves. With only a few stitches to master, even beginners can produce dozens of delicatelooking but extremely durable tatted articles.
Comprised of rare patterns created during the first half of the twentieth century, this collection features more than 100 designs: over 50 edgings (shamrock, forgetmenot, and other motifs), 40 medallions (triangular, circular, square, and snowflakelike shapes), beautiful collars and yokes, lovely doilies, luncheon sets, and baby items, including three exquisitely worked caps for infants. Each step and stitch is fully described, enabling even beginning tatters to quickly create beautiful accessories for today and prized heirlooms for tomorrow.
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ISBN13:  9780486259826 

Publisher:  Dover Publications 
Publication date:  02/15/2017 
Series:  Dover Needlework Series 
Pages:  32 
Product dimensions:  8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x (d) 
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Tatting with Anne Orr
By Anne Orr
Dover Publications, Inc.
Copyright © 1989 Dover Publications, Inc.All rights reserved.
ISBN: 9780486259826
CHAPTER 1
Medallion Centerpiece
Crochet Cotton No. 30.
CENTER — 8 r of 3 p, sep by 3 ds, leaving ? inch sp, j each new r to preceding r by 1st p and j last r to 1st r, cl — tie and cut.
1st Row — R 6 ds, j to p of center, 6 ds, cl — ch 3 p, sep by 3 ds — rep 1st row around, tie and cut.
2d Row — Sr 3 p sep by 4 ds, j center p to 1st p of ch, last row, cl — sp (3/4inch) — turn — lr, 6 ds, 7 p, sep by 2 ds, 6 ds, cl — sp as before — rep around, j sr to p of 1st row and to each preceding sr; j lr to each preceding lr by 1st p, j last lr to 1st lr made — tie and cut. Fit medallions around piece of any shape and fasten together by tying with fine sewing thread.
CHAPTER 2Lunch Cloth and Doily
Lunch Cloth
Crochet Cotton No. 15.
Square Medallion — Center R — 1 ds, 8 p, sep by 2 ds, 1 ds, cl — tie and cut.
1st Row — 1st lr, 5 p, sep by 5 ds, cl — ch 3 ds, j to p of center r, 3 ds — turn — sr 5 ds, j to p of preceding lr, 2 p, sep by 5 ds, cl — rep ch — rep from 1st lr around, j each r to preceding r by 1st p ; and j last r to 1st r — tie and cut — J medallions as illustrated. Make 6 squares for each corner.
Half Squares — Rep square medallion, tying after 3rd lr. Make 4 half squares.
Edge — R, 3 p, sep by 4 ds, cl — ch 3 ds, 3 p, sep by 1 ds, 3 ds — rep edge around, j each new r to preceding r, and to p of corner, tie and cut.
Small Doily Edge
Crochet Cotton No. 50.
1st Row — Sr 2 ds, p, 2 ds, cl — ch 2 ds, p, 2 ds — repeat to desired length. If doily is crocheted around this row may be easily j by p of ch to edge of piece.
2d Row — 1st lr, 8 ds, p, 5 ds, j to p of sr, 4 ds, cl — rep lr, (read backwards) j 2nd j to next sr — ch 3 ds, 10 p, sep by 1 ds, 3 ds — rep 1st lr, j 1st p to p of preceding lr, and 2nd p to next sr — rep 2nd row around, tie and cut.
CHAPTER 3Large Centerpiece
(Two Shuttles)
The large centerpiece shown on the table on pages 12 and 13 may be made of either SILKINE CROCHET COTTON or STAR CROCHET COTTON, in Size 40, and requires about 5 balls of this size. R 18 lp, cl. Tie and cut.
1st row: Lr 3 ds, 7 p, 3 ds, cl, *turn, sp (¼inch), sr 3 ds, j to p of center r, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, lr 3 ds, j to seventh p of last lr, 6 p, 3 ds, cl. Repeat from * around. Join to first lr. Tie and cut. 2d row: R 3 ds, p, 2 ds, j to center p of lr (last row), 2 ds, p, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 3 ds, 3 p sep by 3 ds, 3 ds, cl, *(turn, sp, r 3 ds, j to third p of opposite r, 2 ds, j to third p of lr (last row), 2 ds, p, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, lr 3 ds, j to third p of opposite r, io p, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 3 ds, j to third p of opposite r, 2 ds, sk I p of same lr (last row), j to next p, 2 ds, p, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 3 ds, j to eleventh p of last lr, 3 ds, 2 p sep by 3 ds, 3 ds, cl) 3 times, turn, sp, r 3 ds, j to p of opposite r, 2 ds, j to center p of next lr (last row), 2 ds, p, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 3 ds, j to eleventh p of last lr, 3 ds, 2 p sep by 3 ds, 2 ds, cl. Repeat from * around, j round. Tie and cut.
3d row: R 3 ds, 3 p sep by 3 ds, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 3 ds, p, *3 ds, j to center p of lr (last row), 3 ds, p, 3 ds, cl, (turn, sp, r 3 ds, j to third p of opposite r, 3 ds, 2 p sep by 3 ds, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 3 ds, j to third p of opposite r, 3 ds, 2 p sep by 3 ds, 3 ds, cl) 2 times, turn, sp, r 3 ds, j to third p of opposite r, 3 ds, 2 p sep by 3 ds, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 3 ds, j to third p of opposite r, repeat from * around. Join round. Tie and cut.
4th row: Join thread to a p of last row. *Ch 4 ds, p, 4 ds, j in next p (last row), repeat from *. Join, tie and cut.
5th row: Repeat fourth row.
6th row — Small Motif —*R 4 ds, p, 4 ds, j to p of ch (last row), 4 ds, p, cl, (r 4 ds, j to third p of last r, 4 ds, 2 p sep by 4 ds, 4 ds, cl) 3 times, j fourth r to first r. Tie and cut. Repeat from *, sk I p (last row), j next motif to next p, and j second p of second r to p of last motif.
7th row: *Sr 3 ds, p, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 3 ds, p, 3 ds, j to p (last row), 3 ds, p, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, sr 3 ds, j to p of last sr, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 3 ds, j to third p of opposite r, 3 ds, 2 p sep by 3 ds, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, sr, 3 ds, p, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 3 ds, j to third p of opposite r, 3 ds, 2 p sep by 3 ds, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, repeat from * around. Tie and cut.
8th row: Make like seventh row, j I sr to p with the 2 sr, and 2 sr with the I sr.
9th row: R 3 ds, 3 p sep by 3 ds, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 3 ds, p, 3 ds, j to p (last row), 3 ds, p, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, *lr 3 ds, j to third p of opposite r, 8 p, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 3 ds, j to opposite r, 3 ds, j to p (last row), 3 ds, p, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 3 ds, j to ninth p of lr, 3 ds, 2 p sep by 3 ds, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 3 ds, j to p of opposite r, 3 ds, j to next p (last row), 3 ds, p, 3 ds, cl, repeat from * around. Join round, tie and cut.
10th row: Like sixth row, j small motifs to center p of lr (last row).
Make Large Motifs around edge as follows: R 12 p, cl. Tie and cut.
1st row: Lr 3 ds, 7 p, 3 ds, cl, *turn, sp, sr 3 ds, j to p of center r, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, lr 3 ds, j to seventh p of last lr, 6 p, 3 ds, cl, repeat from * around. Join to first lr. Tie and cut.
2d row: Lr 3 ds, 5 p, j to p of small motif (last row), 5 p, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 3 ds, p, 3 ds, *j to third p of lr (last row), 3 ds, p, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 3 ds, j to eleventh p of last lr, 3 ds, 2 p sep by 3 ds, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 3 ds, j to p of opposite r, 3 ds, j to fifth p of same lr (last row), 3 ds, p, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp lr, 3 ds, j to p of opposite r, 4 p, j to p of next small motif, 5 p, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 3 ds, j to p of opposite r, 3 ds, j to third p of lr (last row), 3 ds, p, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 3 ds, j to eleventh p of last lr, 3 ds, 2 p sep by 3 ds, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 3 ds, j to third p of opposite r, 3 ds, j to fifth p of same lr (last row), 3 ds, p, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, lr 3 ds, j to third p of opposite r, 4 p, j to p of next small motif, 5 p, 3 ds, cl, *turn, sp, r 3 ds, j to p of opposite r, 3 ds, j to third p of lr (last row), 3 ds, p, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 3 ds, j to eleventh p of last lr, 3 ds, 2 p sep by 3 ds, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 3 ds, j to p of opposite r, 3 ds, j to fifth p of same lr (last row), 3 ds, p, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, lr 3 ds, j to p of opposite r, 10 p, 3 ds, cl. Repeat from * around. Tie and cut. Make other motifs, j together by center p of 2 lr.
Make a lr and j between the large motifs on both sides of the motifs, as follows: R 4 ds, j to p of sr, 9 p, j to p of sr of next motif, 4 ds, cl. Tie and cut.
CHAPTER 4Round Doily Set
The three doilies are made of No. 50 SILKINE CROCHET COTTON, or STAR CROCHET COTTON, and approximately 4 balls of either cotton are needed for the large doily, 2 balls for the medium size, and 2 balls for the small one.
SMALL TATTED DOILY
(7inch)
Two shuttles
Center: Lr 7 ds, 6 p sep by 3 ds, 7 ds, cl, (lr 7 ds, j to sixth p of last r, 3 ds, 5 p sep by 3 ds, 7 ds, cl) 3 times. Join last r to first r. Tie and cut.
1st row: *R 4 ds, j to a p of lr, 4 ds, cl, turn, ch 5 ds, p 5 ds, turn. Repeat from * around. Tie and cut.
2d row: *Sr 3 ds, 3 p sep by 3 ds, 3 ds, cl, lr, 3 ds, j to third p of last r, 3 ds, p, 3 ds, j to p of ch over center of lr of center, 3 ds, 2 p sep by 3 ds, 3 ds, cl, sr 3 ds, j to fifth p of lr, 3 ds, 2 p sep by 3 ds, 3 ds, cl, (turn, ch 5 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 5 ds, turn, r 3 ds, p, 3 ds, j to next p (last row), 3 ds, p, 3 ds, cl) 3 times. Turn, ch 5 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 5 ds. Repeat from * around. Tie and cut.
3d row: *R 4 p, j to center p of ch (last row), 4 p, cl, turn, ch 5 ds, 5 p sep by 2 ds, 5 ds, turn, r 4 p, j to first p of next ch, 4 p, cl, turn, ch 5 ds, 5 p sep by 2 ds, 5 ds, turn, r 4 p, j to third p of same ch, 4 p, cl, turn, ch 5 ds, 5 p sep by 2 ds, 5 ds, turn. Repeat from * around. Tie and cut.
4th row: *Sr 4 ds, p 4 ds, cl, lr 4 ds, j to p of sr, 4 ds, j to center p of ch (last row), 4 ds, p, 4 ds, cl, sr, 4 ds, j to third of lr, 4 ds, cl, turn, ch 6 ds, 5 p sep by 2 ds, 5 ds, turn.
Repeat from * around. Tie and cut.
5th row: Sr 2 ds, p, 2 ds, j to center p of ch (last row), 2 ds, p, 2 ds, cl, *turn, ch 5 ds, p, 5 ds, turn, r 2 ds, p, 2 ds, j to third p of last r, 2 ds, p, 2 ds, cl, r 2 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 2 ds, cl, turn, ch 5 ds, p, 5 ds, turn, r 2 ds, j to center p of last r, 2 ds, j to center p of next ch, 2 ds, p, 2 ds, cl. Repeat from * around. Tie and cut.
6th row: *R 9 p, cl, turn, ch 5 ds, 2 p sep by 2 ds, 2 ds, j to p of ch (last row), 2 ds, 2 p sep by 2 ds, 5 ds, turn. Repeat from * around. Tie and cut.
7th row: *R 2 p, j to seventh p of r (last row), 3 p, j to third p of next r, 2 p, cl, turn, ch 5 ds, 5 p sep by 2 ds, 5 ds, turn. Repeat from * around. Tie and cut.
MEDIUM SIZE DOILY
(8½inch)
Repeat the center and first five rows of Small Doily. Make 12 motifs as follows:
Center: R 7 ds, 5 p sep by 3 ds, 7 ds, cl, (r 7 ds, j to fifth p of last r, 3 ds, 4 p sep by 3 ds, 7 ds, cl) 3 times. Join last r to first r. Tie and cut.
*R 3 ds, p, 3 ds, j to second p of Ir (in center), 3 ds, p, 3 ds, cl, turn, ch 5 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 5 ds, turn, sr 3 ds, 3 p sep by 3 ds, 3 ds, cl, lr 3 ds, j to third p of sr, 3 ds, p, 3 ds, j to next p of same lr, 3 ds, 2 p sep by 3 ds, 3 ds, cl, sr 3 ds, j to fifth p of lr, 3 ds, 2 p sep by 3 ds, 3 ds, cl, turn, ch 5 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 5 ds, turn, r 3 ds, p, 3 ds, j to next p of same lr, 3 ds, p, 3 ds, cl, turn, ch 5 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 5 ds, turn. Repeat from * around. (Join center p of ch between the r and shamrock to center p of ch of last row, and the center p of ch between the same shamrock and next r, to the center p of next ch of last row.) Tie and cut.
Join the next motif to last motif in like manner. Skip 2 ch last row between each motif.
LARGE DOILY
(16inch)
Repeat the Small Doily.
8th row: Lr 2 ds, 2 p sep by 2 ds, 2 ds, j to center p of ch (last row), 2 ds, 2 p sep by 2 ds, 2 ds, cl, *(turn, ch 4 ds, sr 3 ds, p, 3 ds, cl, r 3 ds, p, 3 ds, cl) 2 times, turn, ch 4 ds, turn, lr 2 ds, 5 p sep by 2 ds, 2 ds, cl, (turn, ch 4 ds, sr 3 ds, p, 3 ds, cl, r 3 ds, p, 3 ds, cl) 2 times, turn, ch 4 ds, turn, r 2 ds, 2 p sep by 2 ds, 2 ds, sk I ch, j to center p of next ch, 2 ds, 2 p sep by 2 ds, 2 ds, cl. Repeat from * around. Tie and cut.
9th row: Make like sixth row, allowing 2 ch between the 2 lr of last row. Join center p of next ch to center p of lr.
10th row: Repeat seventh row.
Make 18 motifs, using the center and first two rows of small doily. Join together by the center p of the 2 ch in corner and join each to last row, as for medium size doily.
CHAPTER 5Baby Caps
These two attractive baby caps may be made of either SILKINE CROCHET COTTON or STAR CROCHET COTTON, in size 70, or of SILKINE TATTING COTTON, and two shuttles, and 3 balls for each are required.
THE UPPER CAP
Center: R 13 lp, cl. 1st row: *R 3 ds, j to p of center r, 3 ds, cl, turn, ch 6 ds, p, 6 ds, turn, repeat from * around. Tie and cut. 2d row: *R 4 ds, j to p of ch (last row) 4 ds, cl, turn, ch 5 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 5 ds, turn, repeat from * around. Tie and cut. 3d row: R 5 ds, 5 p sep by 2 ds, 5 ds, cl, *r 2 ds, 3 p, j to center p of ch (last row), 3 p, 2 ds, cl, turn, ch 7 ds, turn, r 5 ds, j in fifth p of opposite r, 2 ds, 4 p sep by 2 ds, 5 ds, cl, turn, ch 7 ds, turn, r 5 ds, j in fifth p of last r, 2 ds, 4 p sep by 2 ds, 5 ds, cl, repeat from * around. Tie and cut. 4th row: R 9 p, cl, turn, ch 7 ds, p, 7 ds, j to center p of r (last row), 7 ds, p, 7 ds, *r 4 p, j to center p of last r, 4 p, cl, (turn, ch 7 ds, turn, r 9 p, cl) twice, turn, ch 7 ds, j to p of opposite ch, 7 ds, j to center p of next r (last row), 7 ds, p, 7 ds, repeat from * around. Tie and cut. 5th row: R 9 p, cl, turn, ch 7 ds, *(p, 9 ds, twice, p, 7 ds, turn, r 4 p, j to center p of last r, 4 p, cl, turn, ch 7 ds, turn, r 4 p, j to center p of r (last row), 4 p, cl, turn, ch 7 ds, turn, r 9 p, cl, turn, ch 7 ds, j to p of opposite ch, repeat from * around. Tie and cut. 6th row: *R 4 ds, j to p of ch (last row), 4 ds, cl, turn, ch 8 ds, 5 p sep by 2 ds, 8 ds, turn, repeat from * around with exception of last 4 p of last row. Tie and cut. 7th row: R 4 ds, 2 p sep by 2 ds, 2 ds, j to second p of ch (last row), 2 ds, 2 p sep by 2 ds, 4 ds, cl, turn, sp (¼inch), r 4 ds, 5 p sep by 2 ds, 4 ds, cl, *turn, sp, r 4 ds, j to fifth p of opposite r, 2 ds, p, 2 ds, sk I p on ch, (last row), j in next p, 2 ds, 2 p sep by 2 ds, 4 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 4 ds, j to fifth p of opposite r, 2 ds, 4 p sep by 2 ds, 4 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 4 ds, j to fifth p of opposite r, 2 ds, 4 p sep by 2 ds, 4 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 4 ds, j to fifth p of opposite r, 2 ds, 4 p sep by 2 ds, 4 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 4 ds, j to fifth p of opposite r, 2 ds, p, 2 ds, j to second p of next ch, 2 ds, 2 p sep by 2 ds, 4 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 4 ds, j to p of opposite r, 2 ds, 4 p sep by 2 ds, 4 ds, cl, repeat from * across. Tie and cut. 8th row: R 4 ds, 2 p sep by 2 ds, 2 ds, j to center p of first r (last row), *2 ds, 2 p sep by 2 ds, 4 ds, cl, sp (¼inch), turn, sr 3 ds, lp, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 4 ds, j to fifth p of opposite r, 2 ds, p, 2 ds, j in center p of next r (last row), 2 ds, 2 p sep by 2 ds, 4 ds, cl, turn, sp, sr 3 ds, j to lp of last sr, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 4 ds, j to fifth p of opposite r, 2 ds, p, 2 ds, j to center p of next r (last row), repeat from * across. Tie and cut. 9th row: R 4 ds, 5 p sep by 2 ds, 4 ds, cl, *turn, sp, 3 ds, j in lp of sr (last row), 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 4 ds, j to fifth p of r, 2 ds, 4 p sep by 2 ds, 4 ds, cl, turn, sp, sr 3 ds, j in same lp with last sr, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 4 ds, j to fifth p of r, 2 ds, 4 p sep by 2 ds, 4 ds, cl, repeat from * across. Tie and cut. 10th row: Repeat seventh row. 11th row: Repeat fourth row, sk I r (last row) between center p of the 2 ch. 12th row: Repeat fifth row. 13th row: Repeat eighth row around the entire cap. Tie and cut.
THE LOWER CAP
(Two Shuttles)
For Crown: Center Medallion: R 8 lp sep by 3 ds, cl, tie and cut, *sr 3 ds, j to lp of center r, 3 ds, cl, ch 4 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 4 ds. Repeat from * around, j to sr, tie and cut. *Sr 3 ds, j to first p on ch, 3 ds, cl, ch 6 ds, 3 p sep by 3 ds, 6 ds, sr 3 ds, sk I p on same ch, j in next p, 3 ds, cl, ch 6 ds, 3 p sep by 3 ds, 6 ds, sr 3 ds, j in center p of next ch, 3 ds, cl, ch 6 ds, 3 p sep by 3 ds, 6 ds. Repeat from * around, tie and cut. Make nine small motifs, using only first row around center r, j each motif to center p of each ch, on large motif j each small motif together by center p on ch, leaving 33 pch free around motif.
1st row around: Sr 3 ds, j to a center p on ch, 3 ds, cl, *ch 6 ds, 5 p sep by 3 ds, 6 ds, sr 3 ds, j to center p of next pch, 3 ds, cl. Repeat from * around, tie and cut.
2d row: Sr 3 ds, 3 lp sep by 2 ds, 3 ds, cl, turn, *ch 12 ds, sr 3 ds, p, 2 ds, j to second p of ch in last row, 2 ds, p, 3 ds, cl, turn, *ch 12 ds, sr 3 ds, j to third lp of sr, 2 ds, 2 lp sep by 2 ds, 3 ds, cl, turn, ch 12 ds, sr 3 ds, j to third p of r, 2 ds, sk I p on ch, j to next p, 2 ds, p, 3 ds, cl, turn, ch 12 ds, sr 3 ds, j to third p of r, 2 ds, 2 p sep by 2 ds, 3 ds, cl, turn, ch 12 ds, sr 3 ds, j to third p of r, 2 ds, j to second p of next ch, 2 ds, p, 3 ds, cl, turn, repeat from * 14 times, (then add an extra r between 2 ch loops of last row at intervals until there are 13 extra r. This part is at bottom and sides of cap. 3d row: R 3 ds, p, 2 ds, j to a p of r (last row), 2 ds, p, 3 ds, cl, *ch 6 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 6 ds, r 3 ds, p, 3 ds, sk I r of last row, j to p of next r, 2 ds, p, 3 ds, cl, repeat around until there are 34 ch. 4th row: *R 4 ds, 3 p sep by 3 ds, 4 ds, cl, turn, sp (½inch), r 4 ds, p, 3 ds, j to center p of ch (last row), 3 ds, p, 4 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 4 ds, j to p of r, 3 ds, 2 p sep by 3 ds, 4 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 4 ds, j to p of r 3 ds, 2 p sep by 3 ds, 4 ds, cl, turn, sp. Repeat from *, j each r together, and every other r to p of ch (last row). 5th row: R 4 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 4 ds, cl, *lr 5 ds, j to third p of r, 6 p sep by 2 ds, 5 ds, cl, r 4 ds, j to last p of lr, 2 ds, 2 p sep by 2 ds, 4 ds, cl, ch 7 ds, p, 2 ds, j to p of third r (last row), 2 ds, p, 7 ds, r 4 ds, p, 2 ds, j to center p of last r, 2 ds, p, 4 ds, cl, r 4 ds, sk I r (last row), j to p of next r, 2 ds, 2 p sep by 2 ds, 4 ds, cl, ch 6 ds, r 4 ds, p, 2 ds, j to fifth p of lr, 2 ds, p, 4 ds, cl, r 4 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 4 ds, cl, ch 8 ds, lr 5 ds, j to center p of last sr, 2 ds, 6 p sep by 2 ds, 5 ds, cl, ch 8 ds, sr 4 ds, p, 2 ds, j to last p of lr, 2 ds, p, 4 ds, cl, sr 4 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 4 ds, cl, ch 6 ds, sr 4 ds, p, 2 ds, j to center p of opposite sr, 2 ds, j to p of next r (last row), 4 ds, cl, r 4 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 4 ds, cl, ch 6 ds, p, 2 ds, sk I sr of last row, j to p of next r, 2 ds, p, 7 ds, r 4 ds, p, 2 ds, j to center p of opposite r, 2 ds, p, 4 ds, cl. Repeat from * across, tie and cut. 6th row: Make like fifth row, only j to center p of lr on the points together. 7th row: R 4 ds, 2 p sep by 2 ds, 2 ds, j to center p of ch (last row), 2 ds, 2 p sep by 2 ds, 4 ds, cl, sp (¼inch), turn, *sr 3 ds, lp, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 4 ds, j to fifth p of r, 2 ds, p, 2 ds, j to center p of next ch (last row), 2 ds, 2 p sep by 2 ds, 4 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 3 ds, j in lp of sr, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 4 ds, j to last p of r, 2 ds, p, 2 ds, j to p of r (last row), 2 ds, 2 p sep by 2 ds, 4 ds, cl. Repeat from *, j r to sr and center p of ch of last row, tie and cut. 8th row: Made like seventh row, only j two sr in lp. 9th row: R 4 ds, 2 p sep by 2 ds, 2 ds, *j to center p of r (last row), 2 ds, 2 p sep by 2 ds, 4 ds, cl, turn, sp (¼inch), sr 3 ds, p, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 4 ds, j to last p of r, 2 ds, p, 2 ds, j to center p of r (last row), 2 ds, 2 p sep by 2 ds, 4 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 5 ds, j to p of sr, 2 ds, 4 p sep by 2 ds, 5 ds, cl, turn, sp, 4 ds, j to p of r, 2 ds, p, 2 ds, j to center p of r (last row), 2 ds, 2 p sep by 2 ds, 4 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 3 ds, j to last p of lr, 3 ds, cl, turn, sp, r 4 ds, j to p of r, 2 ds, p, 2 ds. Repeat from * around edge of cap.
(Continues...)
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Title: Tatting With Anne Orr
Author: Anne Orr
Published: 2152017
Publisher: Dover Needlework Series/Dover Publication
Pages: 41
Genre: Crafts
Sub Genre: Tatting; Patterns
ISBN: 13: 9780486259826
ASIN: B01N4IAF1V
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This is a reissue of two publications now combined book 2 Star Book of Tatting and Designs as well as Book 13 Tatting. Both of which have long since been out of print. These designs are open to beginners and the more experienced Tatter. Some would not be suitable to for beginners, but the book is well priced for all levels.
