Friday, 19 July 2019

Even More Lanyards


A few years ago I purchased some Omega Thread, it is a nice thread.  You can tat with it but I prefer other brands for most projects. 

It is a little soft for most tatting but works great for lanyards.  I  really like the Patti Duff beaded lanyard because once the beads are loaded I can travel anywhere and tat without losing a bead.  It is a shuttle only pattern, all rings.


I have long fingers so I do not mind using a Tatsy shuttle.  I always have one loaded up ready to go.   I have found that is usually takes about 4 evenings to complete a lanyard.

Finish off the lanyard by adding a jump ring to each end then you have endless options as to how to use it. 

5 comments:

  1. Do the beads stop them from stretching when you use them?

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  2. I've not noticed much stretching as they are all rings. The beads give it some weight so they sit better on your neck. I have made this pattern with picots on the rings and only 3 or 4 rings for earrings, zipper pulls and needle holders.

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  3. Love the colours and the final workmanship !!!

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  4. I so gots to get around to making these, they are so beautiful ­čĺÉ

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