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  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • Self-closing Mock Ring
  • About the Patterns
  • Making the Loop
  • Rings on Knotting Thread
  • Rings on Rings
  • Split Ring Tatting
  • GR-8 Butterfly
  • Nodeflake
  • Octamotif
  • Edging
  • Three Color Triangle
  • Hexagon Motif
  • Da Udder Butterfly
  • Pantaround Doily
  • Christmas Doily
  • Christmas Ball
  • Snowflake
  • Snowflake
  • Rings Around
  • Four-point Motif
  • Two Color Six Point
  • Scalloped Doily
  • Pearl Tatting
  • Filament Loops and Thread Loops
  • Other Techniques
  • Color Comments
  • Gary's Note
  • Randy's Note

Title: Tatting the GR-8 Self-Closing Mock Ring
Author/Designer: Gary and Randy Houtz, The Shuttle Brothers
Format/Publication Date: TPB:1999
Publisher: Self, Bayfield, CO
Page Count: 71
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 11" x 8 1/2"
ISBN: None

SUMMARY- This is a project book centered around the advanced technique 'Self-closing Mock Ring(SCMR)' - effectively the technique used in needle tatting to make the rings. Instructions are well broken down and supported with lots of illustrations and patterns to practice with. You get a fairly clear black-and-white picture of each sample with diagrams. I was really happy I bought this book.

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