Tatting – Lacy collar

Learn to create a lacy collar using the technique of tatting.

Tatting – Lacy collar

What you need

1 ball Coats Chain Mercer-Crochet No. 40
A tatting shuttle.



Instructions

MEASUREMENTS
Depth of collar at centre front: 3 inch

TENSION
5 rings measure 1 and half inch

ABBREVIATIONS
D.s., double stitch; r., ring; ch., chain; p(s)., picot(s); sep., separated; cl., close; r.w., reverse work; rep., repeat.

TO MAKE
1st row: tie ball and shuttle threads together. R. of 4 d.s., 3 ps. sep. by 4 d.s., 4 d.s., cl., r.w. *Ch. of 4 d.s.. p., 4 d.s., r.w.
R. of 4 d.s., join to last p. of previous r.,
4 d.s., 2 ps. sep. by 4 d.s., 4 d.s., cl.,
r.w.; rep. from * 52 times more or for
length required to fit round neck, having
an even number of rs.
Tie ends, cut and over sew neatly on
wrong side.
2nd row: tie ball and shuttle threads
together, join to p. of first ch. on
previous row.
*Ch, of 5 d.s., p., 5 d.s., join by shuttle
thread to p. on next ch., rep. from * to
end. Tie ends, cut and over sew neatly
on wrong side.
3rd row: as 2nd row, having ch. of 6
d.s., p., 6 d.s.
4th row: as 2nd row, having ch. of
7 d.s., p., 7 d.s.
5th row: tie ball and shuttle threads
together, join to 7th p. to left of centre.
*Ch. of 3 d.s., 5 ps. sep. by 3 d.s., 3 d.s., join by shuttle thread to p. on next ch.; rep. from * 1 2 times more. Tie ends, cut
and over sew neatly on wrong side. 6th row: tie ball and shuttle threads together, join to centre p. of 3rd ch. on previous row.
*Ch. of 3 d.s., 5 ps. sep. by 3 d.s., 3 d.s.,
join by shuttle thread to centre p. on
next ch.*; rep. from * to * 7 times more.
Tie ends, cut and over sew neatly on
wrong side.
7th row: as 6th row; rep. from * to *
3 times in all.
8th row: tie ball and shuttle threads
together, join to centre p. on first ch.
on previous row.
* Ch. of 3 d.s., 5 ps. sep. by 3 d.s., 3 d.s., join by shuttle thread to centre p. on next ch.; rep. from * once more. Tie ends, cut and over sew neatly on wrong side.
9th row: as 8th row, omitting 1 ch.

TO COMPLETE
Damp and pin out to measurements.


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