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Marilee Rockley on craftsy.com
Milwaukee, WI USA

Marilee Rockley has been a driving force in modern tatting. Her designs, which have appeared in various magazines as well as her book Tatted Jewelry, make this Victorian art accessible to ...

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Tatted Small Maple Leaf

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(11) Name: 'Other : Tatted Small Maple Leaf
Tatted Small Maple Leaf
Tatted Small Maple Leaf
Tatted Small Maple Leaf

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • tat rings and chains
  • make a join in tatting
  • make a lock join in tatting
  • tat node stitch (also called Victorian sets)
  • bead picots (optional)

Pattern Description:

Tutorial is very well written and easy to follow with step by step photos. It's a quick tat using only 1 shuttle and ball of thread. Design is excellent for the nature lover. Includes directions for the leaf motif without beads as well as the beaded earring version.

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Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Length of tatted leaf is about 1 and 1/2 inches (4cm) in size 20 Lizbeth thread.


  • About 6 yards of crochet cotton, "Lizbeth" brand recommended. Size 20 is used for the earring version, but any size can be used for making the pattern as a motif. The finished size depends on the size of thread used.

You Will Also Need:

  • To tat this pattern as a motif, you'll need 1 tatting shuttle and a small steel crochet hook (about a size 14/.6mm) to help with joins. To finish as a pair of earrings, you'll also need 24 size 11/0 seed beads, earring findings, 2 jump rings size 5mm and 2 jump rings size 4mm.

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