Materials: Messrs. Walter Evans and Co.'s
tatting cotton No. 40; tatting-pin No. 3.
Begin this rosette with the circle in
the centre, and work 8 times alternately 2 double, 1 purl, 1 double,
join the stitches into a circle and fasten the cotton. Take a second
shuttle and work over the cotton on this shuttle; knot the two ends of
cotton together * and work 5 plain, fasten the cotton over which you
work on a purl of the circle which is completed, and which must be
turned downwards; 5 plain, 1 purl; repeat 7 times more from *, and
fasten the cotton. Work now with one of the shuttles the small circles
on the outside; * fasten the cotton on to a purl of the second round,
and work a circle as follows:--6 double, 1 purl, 6 double, fasten the
cotton on to the same purl of the second round, work a similar circle
at a short distance, and a third at the same distance. Repeat 7 times
more from *, and fasten off the cotton neatly.