This as a flake for more advanced tatters. It uses split rings.
|Materials||DMC No. 60, two shuttles.|
|Size||This snowflake has a diamater of 7 cm (slightly under 3 inches).|
The diagram uses two colours: dark blue is for the 'normal' part of a split ring.
Light blue is for the 'split' part of the ring. The normal part appears in the text
below before the slash. The part following the slash is the split part. Good luck!
1: Ring 8x3 d.s.
2: Ring 4x3 d.s. / 4x3 d.s.
3: Ring 4x3 d.s.
4: Ring 4x3 d.s. / 4x3 d.s.
5: Ring 6 d.s. / 6 d.s. Reverse work
6 Chain 6 d.s.
7: Ring 5-2-5
8: Chain 6 d.s. Reverse work.
9: Ring 6 d.s. / 6 d.s.
10: Ring 4x3 d.s. / 4x3 d.s.
11: Ring 4x3 d.s.
12: Ring 4x3 d.s. / 4x3 d.s.
Work this six times in total.
Please note: after closing Ring 5 the second and all subsequent times, you join to the base of the previous Ring 9.
The last time you make Ring 12, it doesn't have to be a split ring.