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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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Unfolding Heart in tatting

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(11) Name: 'Other : Unfolding Heart in tatting
Unfolding Heart in tatting
Unfolding Heart in tatting

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • tat rings and chains
  • make a join in tatting
  • make a lock join in tatting
  • using 2 shuttles
  • floating rings (rings thrown off chains)

Pattern Description:

It reminds me of the way plants unfold as they grow. This heart looks pretty with or without the optional outer round.

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Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished heart measures about 2 and 1/2 inches accross when size 10 thread is used. If size 20 thread is used it measures about 1 and 3/4 inches accross.


  • A few yards of crochet thread in size of your choice
  • 2 tatting shuttles
  • Small steel crochet hook about a size 12/.7mm (to help with joins)

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