This technique can be quickly be confused with Josephine Ring. The similarities are that either the first half of the double stitch or the second half of the double stitch are been tatted. This is where the different comes in. start the ring with a double stitch. Tat either the 2 of the first half … More Mrs. Mee picot
This technique is one that I am sure all beginners accidentally made without knowing about it. To tat a ring or chain, start as you would for a normal ring or chain. The only different is how the double stitched are made. *Tat the first half of the double stitch twice, picot, tat the second … More Layered/ruffled picots
This is an additional add on to the technique Maltese ring. Tat the Maltese ting to where you need the make the ring that would be inside the Maltese ring. Using the second shuttle, tat the ring. The major thing to remember is that you need to be at the part of the Maltese ring, … More Ring inside a Maltese ring.
There are different ways to add beads to your tatting thread and I do have a favorite way to add beads. This came from my beading background. I use fishing line 0.3-0.5 mm for adding the beads. The most common times I use the fishing line would be when the crocheting hook is too big, and … More Adding beads to the thread
This technique can help if you need a picot in the upper direction and a picot in a lower direction. The picots will be facing the opposite direction from each other. Start with a double stitch. Switch shuttles and lock the switch in place by tatting the second half of the double stitch, leave the gap … More Mock hairpin lace
A normal encapsulation would mean hiding multiple threads could be easily done. Tatting a chain without flipping the double stitches over the multiple threads. The encapsulation multiple means to tat over the thread that you use to tat bits of the pattern. The encapsulation would not be for a chain or two, it will be … More Encapsulation multiple
The technique that I wanted to get my hand on when I found out that I could not let the tatting shuttle hang freely any more. The only why how you can have your thread untwist itself it to have the shuttle hang freely. I found all the hacks and tricks to help with stopping … More Thread free flow fix