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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Introduction
  • Tatting Instructions
  • Abbreviations
  • (2)Christmas Angels
  • Simple Christmas Tree
  • Evergreen Christmas Tree
  • Oriental Christmas Tree
  • Diamond Medallion Cover for Christmas Tree Ball
  • Round Medallion Cover for Christmas Tree Ball
  • Lacy Bell
  • Three-Dimensional Bell
  • Cloverleaf Bell
  • Snowflake Flower
  • Daisy Snowflake
  • Ten-pointed Snowflake
  • Small Snowflake
  • Knobby Snowflake
  • Poinsettia
  • Star of Leaves
  • Five-Pointed Star
  • Wheel of Nine Rings
  • Rose Ornament
  • Spiderweb Ornament
  • Lacy Snowman
  • Webbed-Face Snowman
  • (2)Picture Frames
  • (3)Tatted Collars
  • Stationery with Personality
  • "Pearl" Necklace
  • Earrings
  • Napkin Holder #1
  • Napkin Holder #2
  • Umbrella Ornament
  • Flat Butterfly
  • Heart Ring
  • Tatted Butterfly(3D)
  • Cross Bookmark
  • Filigree Bookmark
  • Bible Bookmark
  • Water Lily Medallion
  • Small Flower Medallion
  • Rose Pattern
  • Oval Doily
  • Merry-Go-Round Edging
  • Grape Edging
  • Crown Edging
  • Lacy Edging
  • Happy Talk Edging
  • Square Cluny Motif
  • Cluny Medallion

Title: Christmas Angels and Other Tatting Patterns
Author/Designer: Monica Hahn(June 4, 1907 - Feb. 15, 2009)
Format/Publication Date: TPB:1989(1982 reprint)
Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc., NY
Page Count: 32
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 11" x 8 1/2"
ISBN: 0-486-26076-3

SUMMARY- I've used this book a lot - especially the Oriental Christmas Tree pattern with beads added on the free picots for "Ornaments". I get a lot of requests for this tree ornament. I've also made up a lot of the different snowflakes and have never had a problem following any of the patterns. You can see from the table of contents that there is a huge variety of patterns here! I bought this book just last year from Handy Hands, and Barbara Foster included instructions for Angel #2 re-written for needle tatting as a free bonus to go with the book!

Judith Connor's biographic essay at Craftree. There is a lovely photograph included!

And Teri Dusenbury dedicated a page to her friend.