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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Introduction
  • Tools, Materials and Techniques:
    • Tools and materials
    • Making a knot
    • Using a shuttle
    • Making a join
    • Weaving in ends
    • Adding beads
    • Tips to bear in mind
    • Abbreviations
  • The Patterns:
    • Flower patterns
    • Edgings
    • Round motifs
    • From edgings to jewellery
    • Wide Edgings
    • Square designs
    • Cobwebs
    • The round tuit
  • About the Author/Further Reading
  • Index

Title: One-Shuttle Tatting
Author/Designer: Lindsay Rogers
Format/Publication Date: TPB:2018
Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd, East Sussex, UK
Page Count: 80
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 8 1/2" x 6 1/4"
ISBN: 9781784944858

SUMMARY- I think I could follow her basic instructions and make a correct knot(stitch). She gives a lot of one-shuttle patterns(hence the name of the book) as practice pieces, using a lot of bead work to cover bare threads in place of chains. Instructions are in old-school written notation, with hand-drawn diagrams further along as the patterns become more sophisticated. You'd be surprised how many attractive pieces you can get out of a one-shuttle method. I was extremely pleased to add this one to my library. If you are new to tatting and are crazy about beads, this one is definitely a must-have. Experienced tatters will find patterns to enjoy too.