Needle Tatting Patterns on Making Your Own Butterfly Earrings
Summary: Do you want to learn how to make needle tatting earrings? In this needle tatting patterns, I am going to show you how to make your own butterfly earrings. I hope you will like it!
Do you want to be more attractive among your friends? Follow me step by step, this pair of needle tatting earrings is made up of nylon thread cord and beads, it looks like a purple butterfly. This tatting earring design will be a special accessory to you.
Materials needed in making needle tatting earrings:
Instructions for making needle tatting earrings:
Step 1: Tat the knot for the needle tatting earrings
1st,cut off a 150cm nylon thread cord and a 50cm copper wire, then make a fast knot on copper wire with nylon thread cord as picture shows;
2nd, make a forward knot around the copper wire, and then make a backward knot; this is a completed square knot;
3rd, use a pin to fix the nylon thread cord, and continue to make twelve square knots;
4th, make a loop, and twist wires at the end, then continue to make four knots;
Step 2: Thread two wires and a nylon cord to a colorful acrylic bead, and make loops to fix the tatting part on the acrylic bead, and then thread wires and nylon cord back to the hole.
Step 3: Make half wings of butterfly for needle tatting earrings
1st, continue to make six square knots;
2nd, add a seed glass beads to the nylon cord every three square knots, remember in total add three seed glass beads; and then continue to make 12 square knots;
3rd, wrap the wire at the edge of acrylic beads to form a wing;
4th, make the second wing in the same method, remember to make 13 square knots to add a seed bead, continue to make 3 square knots to add a seed bead, and then make 3 square knots to add a seed bead, at last make 13 square knots.
Step 4: Make the body of butterfly for the needle tatting earrings
1st, continue to make 16 square knots, slide three seed beads onto nylon cord, add an Austrian crystal bead, and add three seed beads again;
2nd, if you find the nylon cord isn’t long enough, you can take another one to continue make 16 square knots, and then wrap wires to form a teardrop shape as picture shows.
Step 5: Finished the needle tatting earrings
1st, make rest half wings symmetry in the wings in step 3;
2nd, put the extra wires and nylon cord backward to the hole of the acrylic bead, and wrap wires at the first wing;
3rd, attach a earring hook to the loop as picture shows.
You will get needle tatting earrings as following picture shows:
Finished! It is very cool and attractive, isn’t it? Do you enjoy your time in making this needle tatting butterfly earrings? Create your imagination, and make your own unique needle tatting earrings. Have a nice try!