How to Begin Tatting?

Answer Tatting is an old craft used to make a type of lace. Tatting has experienced numerous periods of popularity, including during Victorian times and the 1950s and 60s. The English name of tatting is s... Read More »

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How to Use a Tatting Shuttle?

After you have read the basics for beginning tatting in Begin Tatting, it is helpful to learn step by step how to use a tatting shuttle to begin your tatting. It is assumed you have read Begin Tatt... Read More »

How to Choose Threads for Tatting?

Tatting threads are specialized; they need to be strong, smooth, of a good sheen and easy to work with. This article provides some tips on choosing tatting threads.

How to Create a Chain in Tatting?

Some tatting designs contain chains besides rings and picots. Chains are an important part of basic tatting knowledge. When rings and chains appear in the same design, it is necessary to use two wo... Read More »

What is a tatting shuttle?

The art of tatting, adapted from the ancient skills of fishing net makers, creates lace by manipulating a shuttle to loop and knot thread into a decorative pattern. Although smaller than the net ma... Read More »