This is my Split Ring Tatting interpretation of Houndstooth Pattern.
It is also an example of True Tesselation in that tatted this way it forms a ‘fabric’.
There are picots on the edge of this piece. I was planning to tat a backside for it and make it into a pouch.
This pattern is included in my book: MORE Fun with Split Ring Tatting
Tesselation is a pattern that has no gaps or overlaps.
My Lace-Tesselation patterns do have gaps to create ‘negative space’ which creates ‘lace’.
This following example is my HOUNDSTOOTH design…..the design that started all my interest in pattern/repetition/tesselation.
The BASIC DESIGN ELEMENT is this:
A TRUE TESSELATION Pattern would look like this:
My LACE-TESSELATION Pattern looks like this:
I can also manipulate the Basic Design Element to form other patterns such as:
All these patterns and more are featured in my upcoming book: MORE Fun with Split Ring Tatting