Dating leaf tatting shuttles
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To do the first half of the ds, pinch the end of the tread coming off the shuttle, between the index finger and thumb of the left hand.
Now straighten the left middle finger and use your right index finger and thumb to slide the first half of the ds down the thread under the pinched fingers.
So to make a picot, you create on ds, then made another ds with about ¼ inch of thread between the double stitches.
(I am really tempted to have a line ¼ inch long tattooed on my left index finger.
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