In the chapter Principles the basic rules of Tatting are explained.
Experience shows that it is easier to master the basics of Tatting with the help of someone who knows Tatting
The basic operation consists in forming a double knot to one inlay thread.

It is not the intention here to give an entire course. This should give an impression of how Tatting is made.

The pictures in this section are taken from an old Dutch book on Tatting