Mignonette - Emmy Liebert
Emmy Liebert 2 Corners Tatted in Mignonette Stitch
From the pages of Emmy Liebert's 1920 book on tatting, "Schiffchen-Arbeiten 1" design #26, a handkerchief edging.
For the corner begin with large rings.
*R 4 + 2 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 4 clr rw
Repeat the ring using reverse order double stitches in order to create the all front side look.
Do not reverse work (DNRW) when you begin tatting the outer ring in the corner.
R 4 + 2 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 4 clr rw
Inner corner ring R 4 + 2 - 2 - 4 clr rw. Repeat from * as desired.
The inner space of the corner is filled with mignonette tatting.
Join tiny ring to the middle picot of an inner ring.
R 2 + 2 repeating and turning as necessary to fill center.
From the pages of Emmy Liebert's 1920 book on tatting, "Schiffchen-Arbeiten 11" design #42, a delicate lace handkerchief edging.
Although you may begin at either the top or bottom row, try beginning with the inner row of smaller rings joined at the side and later sewn to the handkerchief.
R 3 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 2 + 3 clr dnrw, leave a short space of bare thread.
R 3 + (join to the last picot) 2 - 2 - 2 - 2 + 3 clr repeat as needed.
Tiny rings tatted between the two larger rows.
R 1 + (join to middle picot of ring of first row) 1 clr, leave short space of bare thread.
R 1 - 1 clr leave small space of thread and repeat joining again to the first row rings.
Make the picots a little bigger on the larger rings.
R 7 - 3 - 1 - 1 - 3 - 7 clr dnrw leave short space and join to the tiny ring with a picot, leave thread and continue.
R 7 + 3 - 1 - 1 - 3 - 7 clr dnrw leave short space and join to the tiny ring with a picot opposite side, leave thread and continue.
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