Step 2: Tat A Ring

1.Start by holding the end of the yarn on the needle with a 2-3" tail and begin tatting 30 double stitches. You can adjust the number of stitches to fit your yarn choice.

2. Once you have your stitches cut your yarn with a tail long enough to thread into the needle, 5-6"

3.Pull the stitches off the needle onto the yarn you just cut careful to keep the stitches facing the same way. Pull firmly until the ring is formed. Do not pull too tight or hiding the ends will be a chore.

4. Tie a double knot.

5. Run the needle under the stitches, re-thread the needle and pull one tail under the stitches. Repeat on the other side with the other tail.

6. Cut the tails.

<p>I make chain maille and I do needle tatting. Now I can do both at once. Thanks. :D</p>
This just blew my mind...I found this on accident, now want to learn tatting *just* because of this instructable!
Tatted chainmaille...never would have thought of that but it is freakin amazing!
When you find the time...could you please do a demonstration video on this tutorial? I would forever be grateful...=)
Awesome idea! Thank you for the clear instructions, I can't wait to try it out :-)
I tat and do chain maille and I'm gonna try your idea with some other weaves.<br>Good job, cool idea
Great! I want to do that too. Hopefully I'll get around to it soon.
Very pretty.
Oh wow, this is cool!

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