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Split ring again

Split ring again, or how to embrace the immensity.

Hello, everyone! I was very pleasantly surprised by the popularity of my post and video on the topic How to make a split ring. Thank you all for your comments, kind words and questions. Therefore, your support helps keep my blog useful and interesting, I hope!

You may ask why there are so many different ways of weaving a split ring. Of course, all the time we can weave patterns only a ring and a chain in different combinations. I do not want to offend anyone, in any case. Of course, there is a special charm and appeal in simple patterns. But what about the desire for development and improvement? Don’t be afraid to learn and master new techniques. Perhaps you are not planning to make special lace right now. But the more techniques you master, the wider your range of possibilities will be. Therefore, you will be able to perform work of any complexity.

So what’s in my second split ring video. Hope you find it interesting!

1. Two shuttles for ring

First, you will see how to make a split ring with two shuttles and threads in two different colors. And I could not deny myself the pleasure of showing once again how I hide the threads at the beginning of work. Oh yes, I hate thread tails! In addition, you can swap the threads of the first and second shuttles. In this case, you will end up with a colored “snake”.

2. One shuttle

Then I decided to show Dora Young’s absolutely unique method for one shuttle. I really liked this method. Because the application of a split chain for the second half of a split ring is very interesting! Many thanks to the talented tatting master Muskaan. She told me where I can get acquainted with this method.

3. Shuttle and ball

The next method I call “false split ring”. Oh, just don’t throw stones at me! Ha ha! Perhaps I am far from the first master who applies this method. But maybe there is a special term in English for this method. It’s very easy! You will be surprised. I used arcs instead of rings, that’s all! You just need extra paper clips.

Split ring again
Split ring again

4. Tatting needle

And at the end of the video, you will see another way for tatting needles. In the comments on FB, I was asked to show how to make a two-color split ring with a needle. I am always happy to help! By the way, pay attention to this nuance: You can get identical rings or mirrored ones. It depends on whether you are making a knot when closing a ring or not.

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Tatting Split Ring

Tatting split ring , or why I love using this technique.

Hello, everyone! I want to thank everyone who read my blog posts, commented and followed me on YouTube. Trust me, I am making these video tutorials for you. Because I endlessly love tatting and try to promote this art to the best of my ability.

Today I want to talk about the split ring.
How is a split ring indicated in patterns? It is usually written like this: SR: [ 8 ], [ 8 ].
This means you have to sew 8 double stitches in the normal way (this is the first section in square brackets), and then make 8 double stitches with “pearl weave” (this is the second section in square brackets). By the way, in my new video tutorial I am making this very ring. But the number of double stitches in brackets may vary depending on the pattern. Also, picots can be contained in brackets. For example : SR: [ 3, p, 3, p, 3 ], [ 3, p, 3, p, 3 ]. And in graphical diagrams, such a ring can be drawn with a dotted line in the middle, or the halves of the ring can be highlighted in different colors.

When are split rings used? Oh, the application is unusually wide. It all depends on your imagination, of course!

It could be a simple bookmark.

Or a summer bag.

You can use the split ring to create earrings or bracelets. The chain for a medallion of split rings also looks very delicate

It is very common to use a split ring when making doilies. Pay attention to the beige squares. This pattern is made up of a combination of split rings.

Using Tatting Split Ring as an auxiliary element

This is my favorite way to use a split ring. Yes, it is the split rings along with the split chains that help me weave a multi-row doily WITHOUT cutting the threads between the rows.

This way I avoid endlessly hiding the thread tails. Are you still hiding the threads at the end of each row? Then try my method! You’ll like it!

I made a video tutorial in which I collected five methods for making a split ring: two methods for two shuttles, one method for one shuttle, one method for a needle and one method for a hook. Perhaps you know another way. Write about it in the comments, please. I hope you enjoy my video and choose one of the methods that is convenient for you. Welcome :

And my new pattern from the collection “Romantic Geometry” is based on the use of split rings. Each square is woven without cutting the thread from beginning to end. It is very interesting and exciting!

I will be very glad for your comments, questions and new subscribers! Thank you !

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How to make a triple picot

How to make a triple picot, or Romantic Geometry.

Hello, everyone! I recently started a new project – creating a collection of small squares. Of course, everyone knows that a square is a geometric figure. And tatting lace, it seems to me, is a very delicate and romantic art. So I decided to name my collection Romantic Geometry.

Geometry (from the Ancient Greek: γεωμετρία; geo- “earth”, – metron “measurement”) is, with arithmetic, one of the oldest branches of mathematics. It is concerned with properties of space that are related with distance, shape, size, and relative position of figures.

Originally developed to model the physical world, geometry has applications in almost all sciences, and also in art, architecture, and other activities that are related to graphics. Of course, I could not help but use a beautiful geometric shape – a square. In addition, you can assemble a large doily of any size from small squares. To do this, you just need to attach the squares to each other. By the way, from several squares you can make a rectangle too, try it. I’m sure you will like it!

In two new patterns, I use a triple picot. So, You can watch a detailed video tutorial on my channel on how to make a triple picot, welcome:

And, of course, six patterns with detailed instructions and graphical diagrams are already available in my store. Welcome!

I am always glad to receive your comments and new subscribers. This means I’m not blogging for nothing. Your support is very inspiring to me. Thank you!