As the name suggest the Cluny is a hanging Cluny. To make the Cluny is just like making the normal hanging Cluny, with a few little differences. The first and most obverse difference is where Cluny is hanging from. The setup is the same as a normal hanging Cluny. The thread use in the waving … More Hanging Cluny from ring
The Maltense ring is the pearl tatting in the form of a ring. Starting a maltence ring is a little bit different then to start a ring. First, you need 2 threads, ball thread (second shuttle thread) and a shuttle thread. You will set up your hand as of you will be tatting a chain with … More Maltense ring
This technique is a chain that folds onto itself. The pattern is simple if you know how long you would like the piece to be. 3ds separated by picot to your desired length. To create the folding section tat 9ds after the last picot instead of 3ds. Using the second shuttle lock join to the last, … More Invented tatting
For me this is not a technique, but a method of how rings get join. When making the rings and chains, it is how the rings get join. Not by any fancy join, but the order the rings gets join. Ring 1 and ring 3 gets join through ring 2 (A). Ring 2 and … More How to get rings to interlace
Start as you would a ring would, tat to where you will need to add the floating ring (A). Enlarge the ring so that you can create 3 loops (B). Wrap this large loop around your hand as you would to form a ring, as close as possible to the double stitches. Where the threads cross, … More How to tat a loop thread floating ring
When I started learning tatting this was a non-existing technique. Learning the technique, I understand way. This technique came from a different type of knot, known as the lark head knot. When looking at the result of the knot you see the double stitch. This knot is create then the thread is folded in half, … More How to make a Lark head picot join.
This is one of the more interesting joins, I know about. To have a join that, joins over tatting. To start you will have a tatting piece you want to join over (A). Your second piece or the piece you will join with (B) will have the shuttle threads away from each other so you can place … More How to make an alligator join.