Cover Image Property of PUBLISHER
Nov. 1993:Vol. #9, Issue #2
Page Count: 11
Notes:

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • PATTERN(s):
      Easy Edge
      Daisy Edge
      Daisy Medallion
      Daisy Doily
            from "Country Gentleman," Oct. 1937
    • PATTERN:
      Rosette and Butterfly Head-dresses- Tatting with One Thread
            from "The Young Ladies' Journal," 1869
    • Ring of Tatters Subscription Form
    • Cover of Riego's "The Royal Tatting Book"
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • From Editor's Desk
            by Doretha Albee

Magazine Title: Tatting Knots & Notes
Editor(s): Sept. 1985 - Sept. 1989: Kathy Johns;
                 Oct. 1989 - Jan 1991?: Pat Perry and Doretha Albee;
                 Mar. 1991 - ???: Doretha Albee;
Publication Frequency: Bi-Monthly
Began Publication: Sept. 1985
Ended Publication: August 1997?
Published by: Doretha Albee, Santee, CA
Average Page Count: 12
Magazine Dimensions(ht. x w.): 11" x 8 1/2"
ISSN: None

NOTE: ALL COVER IMAGES THIS PAGE ARE PROPERTY OF
PUBLISHER, but are scanned from my private collection.

SUMMARY: I have only a small handful of this wonderful newsletter. I'm missing all of the first eight(8)volumes and have only partial runs of volumes 9-11. If you happen to know when she ended publication, or even better have issues you are willing to part with, please drop me a note. I've blocked the first eight years so you don't have to scroll to get down to the few that I've been able to catalog. I will unblock years as I get issues to fill them. This particular newsletter holds a big place in many a tatter's heart. I found out about her newsletter because of her fabulous pineapple doily pattern that Georgia Seitz reprinted(with permission) in "Tatting With Friends." Doretha's letters are long and newsy and quite personal. She reprints a lot of patterns from antique periodicals along with her own designs. I hope someone will take pity on me and share their stash so I can get the rest of them cataloged for posterity!

I should point out that the patterns that Doretha published from previous publications were already copyright free, and she made up samples and wrote clearer instructions for many of them. It looks like she also experimented with patterns to make them larger or smaller or just more appealing in order to give her readership as much variety as possible. This was a lot of work for a newsletter that came out bi-monthly. There are excellent reasons why this particular newsletter is so beloved.

One of the issues I do have happens to have "Pineapple Heaven", the original larger version in it, along with an explanation of her inspiration. To the right is the cover of the book where she translated one of the diagrammed patterns into tatting. She chose the prettiest pattern in the book, of course, but I think using the diagram for her translation was genius. Cover Image Property of PUBLISHER
This cover was scanned from my private collection


HOW TO MAKE THIS MAGAZINE CATALOG SEARCHABLE:
METHOD ONE(downside is it takes some effort and time):
1. Open a blank page in your favorite word processing program.
2. Right click and "SELECT ALL"
3. Right click and "COPY"
4. "PASTE" or CTRL"V" what you copied into the blank page(it could take a while depending on the size of the page)
5. Use the search function as you normally would. Try to stick to only one word, since authors will sometimes use their middle initial, then not, change names, etc.
6. Trash the blank page when you're done.

METHOD TWO(downside is you have to wade through a lot of HTML code to read the entries):
1. Right click and "VIEW SOURCE". This will bring up a second window that will give you a behind-the-stage look at my coding along with the entries. There is a search function on source pages. Use it as you would the search function for a word processor(see METHOD 1). Close the Source page when you're done.

Anyone with more information about this publication, or has issues to donate or sell, can contact me through My Contact Page.



"KNOTS & NOTES*" CATALOG OF ISSUES

1993/94: 6 ISSUES

Cover Image Property of Daisy Pulications
Sept/Oct. 1993: Vol. 9, Issue #1
Page Count:
Notes:

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • *:
      *
            by *
    • *:
      *
            by *
    • "*":
      *
      *
      *
      *
      *
            reprinted from *
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Dear Tatting Friends,
      News
            by Doretha Albee
    • *
    • *

Cover Image Property of Daisy Pulications
Nov/Dec. 1993: Vol. 9, Issue #2
Page Count:
Notes:

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • PATTERN(s):
      Easy Edge
      Daisy Edge
      Daisy Medallion
      Daisy Doily
            from "Country Gentleman," Oct. 1937
    • PATTERN:
      Rosette and Butterfly Head-dresses- Tatting with One Thread
            from "The Young Ladies' Journal," 1869
    • Ring of Tatters Subscription Form
    • Cover of Riego's "The Royal Tatting Book"
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • From Editor's Desk
            by Doretha Albee

Cover Image Property of Daisy Pulications
Jan/Feb. 1994: Vol. 9, Issue #3
Page Count: 11
Notes: There's a notice of Mary Sue Kuhn's passing on Dec. 5th, 1993...

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • PATTERN:
      Hexagon Motif
      Large Medallion
      Scallop Edging
      Large Square Medallion
      Triangular Corner Motif
      Point Edging
      Round (8)Point-Edge Medallion
            reprinted from Country Gentleman, Oct.(ish) 1937
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Dear Tatting Friends,
      News
            by Doretha Albee

Cover Image Property of Daisy Pulications
Mar/April 1994: Vol. 9, Issue #4
Page Count: 8
Notes:

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • "The Young Ladies' Journal":
      Corner Shelf Ornamented with Tatting
      Tatted Berthe
            reprinted from 1869
    • Collection of floral doodles for cards
    • Information for IOLI 41st Annual Convention
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Dear Tatting Friends,
      News
            by Doretha Albee

Cover Image Property of Daisy Pulications
May/June 1994: Vol. 9, Issue #5
Page Count:
Notes: I don't have this issue yet, but it's rumored to have focused on cluny patterns...

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • *:
      *
            by *
    • *:
      *
            by *
    • "*":
      *
      *
      *
      *
      *
            reprinted from *
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Dear Tatting Friends,
      News
            by Doretha Albee
    • *
    • *

Cover Image Property of Daisy Pulications
July/Aug. 1994: Vol. 9, Issue #6
Page Count: 10
Notes:

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • TUTORIALS(no illustrations):
      Twisted Tatting,
      Three-Thread Work
            by Doretha Albee
    • "The Modern Priscilla":
      (4)Edgings using Twisted Tatting and 3-thread work
            reprinted from Oct. 1929
    • "Star Needlework Journal":
      Treble Chain Tatted Lace Edge
            reprinted from Vol. 2, No. 4(about 1917)
    • "Needlecraft":
      (2)"Fake Petals" Edging
            reprinted from Feb. 1929
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Dear Tatting Friends,
      News
            by Doretha Albee

1994/95: 6 ISSUES

Cover Image Property of Daisy Pulications
Sept/Oct. 1994: Vol. 10, Issue #1
Page Count: 12
Notes:

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • ARTWORK:
      Notecard designs
            by Kathy Johns
    • PATTERN:
      Baby's Cap
      Tatted Tablecloth on Tulle
            by Georgia Seitz
    • "The Young Ladies' Journal":
      Ladies' Cravat with Looped Sailor's Knot
      Tatted Rosette

            reprinted from 1869
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Dear Tatting Friends,
      News
            by Doretha Albee

Cover Image Property of Daisy Pulications
Nov/Dec. 1994: Vol. 10, Issue #2
Page Count:
Notes:

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • *:
      *
            by *
    • *:
      *
            by *
    • "*":
      *
      *
      *
      *
      *
            reprinted from *
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Dear Tatting Friends,
      News
            by Doretha Albee
    • *
    • *

Cover Image Property of Daisy Pulications
Jan/Feb. 1995: Vol. 10, Issue #3
Page Count:
Notes:

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • *:
      *
            by *
    • *:
      *
            by *
    • "*":
      *
      *
      *
      *
      *
            reprinted from *
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Dear Tatting Friends,
      News
            by Doretha Albee
    • *
    • *

Cover Image Property of Daisy Pulications
Mar/April 1995: Vol. 10, Issue #4
Page Count: 8
Notes: *Doretha references issue 6:5 of this newsletter for instructions on how to make mignardise...

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • "The Young Ladies Journal":
      Cravat: Tatting and Mignardise, #24*
      Trimming for Children's Dresses
      Cravat End: Embroidery and Tatting
      Medallion: Tatting and Guipure Embroidery
      (2)Tatted Rosettes
      Collars and Cuff: Embroidery and Tatting
      Cravat: Tatting and Ribbon
      Border in Quilting Stitch, Crochet, and Tatting
      Edging with Mignardise* and Tatting with two threads
      Edge in Tatting and Cord Stitch
            reprinted from 1869
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Dear Tatting Friends,
      News
            by Doretha Albee

Cover Image Property of Daisy Pulications
May/June 1995: Vol. 10, Issue #5
Page Count:
Notes:

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • *:
      *
            by *
    • *:
      *
            by *
    • "*":
      *
      *
      *
      *
      *
            reprinted from *
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Dear Tatting Friends,
      News
            by Doretha Albee
    • *
    • *

Cover Image Property of Daisy Pulications
July/Aug. 1995: Vol. 10, Issue #6
Page Count: 10
Notes: In this issue Doretha includes a little history of the newsletter's genesis and evolution, and gives homage to her talented friend, Pat Perry, who passed on Feb. 25th, 1991...

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • "The Young Ladies' Journal":
      Rosette: crochet and tatting
      Tatted Trimming
      Medallion of Tatting and Guipure
      Tatted Rosette
      Antimacassar
      Tatted Rosette with One Thread
      Edging
      Edging: Tatting, crochet, Mignardise
      Tatted Canezou and Cuffs
      Gentleman's Cap: Coloured embroidery with Tatting
            reprinted from 1869
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Dear Tatting Friends,
      News
            by Doretha Albee

1995/96: 6 ISSUES

Cover Image Property of Daisy Pulications
Sept/Oct. 1995: Vol. 11, Issue #1
Page Count: 10
Notes: I was startled to see a reprint of a square motif I had only associated with Weldon's periodical that ran from 1885 to 1935...

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • PATTERN:
      Susitna Tears Jewelry Set
            by Dianna L Stevens
    • "The Young Ladies Journal":
      Pocket-Handkerchief, Collar and Cuffs- Tatting and Embroidery
      Square of Guipure netting with Tatted Border
      Tatted Insertion(looks like the Weldon's square)
      Stand-up Collars, with Tatting and Cords or Folds Stitched in With a Sewing Machine
      Trimming in Tatting and Embroidery
      Rosette for Trimming Dresses
      Linen Cuff ornamented with Tatting
      Trimming
            reprinted from 1869
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Dear Tatting Friends,
      News
            by Doretha Albee

Cover Image Property of Daisy Pulications
Nov/Dec. 1995: Vol. 11, Issue #2
Page Count: 10
Notes: WOO HOO!!!! This is the issue where "Pineapple Heaven" first appeared!!! I can't believe my luck. Pineapple crochet has always been my favorite type of crochet. I am quite in love with the tatted sorts as well, Doretha's sample is exquisite...

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • PATTERN:
      12" Pineapple Heaven Doily
            by Doretha Albee
    • "The Young Ladies' Journal":
      Insertion- Mignardise, Crochet and Tatting
      Tatted Border
      Trimming of Tatting and Ribbon Velvet
      Tatted Scallop Border
      Ruche with Tatting in the Centre
            reprinted from 1869
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Dear Tatting Friends,
      News
            by Doretha Albee

Cover Image Property of Daisy Pulications
Jan/Feb. 1996: Vol. 11, Issue #3
Page Count: 13
Notes:

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • ARTWORK:
      Notables
            by Kathy Johns
    • PATTERN:
      Key Motif
            by Patricia K Duff
    • TUTORIAL:
      Tatting Enchancement Technique(right-side tatting)
            by Georgia Seitz
    • PATTERN:
      Split-Ring Trefoil Edging
            by Georgia Seitz
    • "The Young Ladies Journal":
      Antimacassar- cord stitch, Embroider and Tatting
      Tatted Collar
      Insertion- Tatting and Mignardise
      Insertion- Crochet, Tatting and Mignardise
      Edging- Tatting, Crochet and Mignardise
      Tatted Insertion with Mignardise
            reprinted from 1869
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Dear Tatting Friends,
      News
            by Doretha Albee
    • Ring of Tatters Subscription Form

Cover Image Property of Daisy Pulications
Mar/April 1996: Vol. 11, Issue #4
Page Count: 12
Notes:

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • PATTERN:
      Edging with Corner
            by Katrina Middleton
    • PATTERN:
      Trimmin in Tatting(with twisted picot)
            reprint from The Lady's Manual of Fancy-Work,(Pullan,1859)
    • "The Young Ladies' Journal":
      Work-Bag- Embroidery upon Perforated Leather with Tatting
      Tatted Insertion
      Two Tatted Collars
      Trimming for Petticoats
            reprinted from 1869
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Dear Tatting Friends,
      News
            by Doretha Albee

Cover Image Property of Daisy Pulications
May/June 1996: Vol. 11, Issue #5
Page Count: 13
Notes: This issue was devoted to roll tatting...

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • TUTORIAL:
      Roll Tatting0 the New Shuttle Work
            by Marjory Earhart Roberts(reprinted from "The Modern Priscilla", April 1916)
    • PATTERN:
      Doily with Linen Center
            by Marjory Earhart Roberts(reprinted from "The Modern Priscilla", April 1916)
    • PATTERNS:
      Wheel, (4)Edgings
            reprinted from "The Modern Priscilla", April 1916
    • "The Young Ladies' Journal":
      Collar- Tatting and Embroidery
      Tatted Trimming
      End of Cravat- Tatting and Embroidery
      Bow
            reprinted from 1869
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Dear Tatting Friends,
      News
            by Doretha Albee

Cover Image Property of Daisy Pulications
July/Aug. 1996: Vol. 11, Issue #6
Page Count: 12
Notes: She mentions the Mrs Louise Concistre' filet tatting article in the "McCall's Needlework"(Fall/Winter 1951-'52); Doretha and Teri Dusenbury had a difference of opinion on whether Doretha's Pineapple Heaven Doily was too like Teri's Pineapple Butterfly, with Teri threatening lawsuits...

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • PATTERN:
      2 Shuttle Medallion
      2 Medallions
      Edging/Insertion
      Snowflake
            reprinted from Schiffchenspitze, Tina Frauberger(1921)
    • "The Young Ladies' Journal":
      Linen Bag
      2 Rosettes
      Mat for Handbell- Applique and Tatting
      Tatted Pelerine
            reprinted from 1869
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Dear Tatting Friends,
      News
            by Doretha Albee

1996/97: 6 ISSUES

Cover Image Property of Daisy Pulications
Sept/Oct. 1996: Vol. 12, Issue #1
Page Count:
Notes:

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • *:
      *
            by *
    • *:
      *
            by *
    • "*":
      *
      *
      *
      *
      *
            reprinted from *
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Dear Tatting Friends,
      News
            by Doretha Albee
    • *
    • *

Cover Image Property of Daisy Pulications
Nov/Dec. 1996: Vol. 12, Issue #2
Page Count:
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • *:
      *
            by *
    • *:
      *
            by *
    • "*":
      *
      *
      *
      *
      *
            reprinted from *
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Dear Tatting Friends,
      News
            by Doretha Albee
    • *
    • *

Cover Image Property of Daisy Pulications
Jan/Feb. 1997: Vol. 12, Issue #3
Page Count:
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • *:
      *
            by *
    • *:
      *
            by *
    • "*":
      *
      *
      *
      *
      *
            reprinted from *
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Dear Tatting Friends,
      News
            by Doretha Albee
    • *
    • *

Cover Image Property of Daisy Pulications
Mar/April 1997: Vol. 12, Issue #4
Page Count:
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • *:
      *
            by *
    • *:
      *
            by *
    • "*":
      *
      *
      *
      *
      *
            reprinted from *
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Dear Tatting Friends,
      News
            by Doretha Albee
    • *
    • *

Cover Image Property of Daisy Pulications
May/June 1997: Vol. 12, Issue #5
Page Count:
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • *:
      *
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    • *:
      *
            by *
    • "*":
      *
      *
      *
      *
      *
            reprinted from *
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Dear Tatting Friends,
      News
            by Doretha Albee
    • *
    • *

Cover Image Property of Daisy Pulications
July/Aug. 1997: Vol. 12, Issue #6
Page Count:
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • FEATURES
    • *:
      *
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    • *:
      *
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    • "*":
      *
      *
      *
      *
      *
            reprinted from *
  • DEPARTMENTS
    • Dear Tatting Friends,
      News
            by Doretha Albee
    • *
    • *

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