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tatting

tat·ting

 (tăt′ĭng)
n.
1. Handmade lace fashioned by looping and knotting a single strand of heavy-duty thread on a small hand shuttle.
2. The act or art of making such lace.

[Origin unknown.]

tatting

(ˈtætɪŋ)
n
1. (Knitting & Sewing) an intricate type of lace made by looping a thread of cotton or linen by means of a hand shuttle
2. (Knitting & Sewing) the act or work of producing this
[C19: of unknown origin]

tat•ting

(ˈtæt ɪŋ)

n.
1. the act or process of making knotted lace of cotton thread with a shuttle.
2. such lace.
[1835–45; orig. uncertain]

Tatting

A kind of open weave lace-like cloth made by hand, or the act of making it.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Tatting - needlework consisting of handmade lace made by looping and knotting a single thread on a small shuttletatting - needlework consisting of handmade lace made by looping and knotting a single thread on a small shuttle
needlecraft, needlework - a creation created or assembled by needle and thread
2.Tatting - the act or art of making handmade lacetatting - the act or art of making handmade lace
handicraft - a craft that requires skillful hands
Translations

tatting

[ˈtætɪŋ] Ntrabajo m de encaje, encaje m

tatting

nOkki- or Schiffchenspitze f, → Frivolitätenarbeit f
References in classic literature ?
On her left were two matrons, with massive foreheads and bonnets to match, discussing Women's Rights and making tatting.
But the hooks flew through Dan's fingers like tatting on an old maid's lap.