Why didn’t I think of tatting a mouse before? I decided to base him off of my hedgehog, and I’m especially please with how this little fellow turned out!
This is an intermediate pattern, only because of the beads.
I used Lizbeth Twirlz Midnight Mist color 407 in size 20.
Printable pattern (85K. Opens a new window.)
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String one bead onto the thread then wind the shuttle.
R: (3ds p) 5 times, 3ds, close, turn
Ch: 3ds p 7ds, turn
*R: 3ds p 3ds j to 4th p of previous R, (3ds p) 3 times, 3ds, close, turn
Ch: 10ds, turn*
Repeat between * two more times
R: 3ds p 3ds j to 4th p of previous R, (3ds p) 3 times, 3ds, close, turn
Ch: 3ds p 4ds p 3ds, turn
R: 3ds p 3ds j to 4th p of previous R, 3ds p 3ds j to 2nd p of first R, 3ds p 3ds, close, sl, do not turn
Ch: 4ds lj to closest p on previous Ch, 5ds pull down the bead you threaded on at the beginning, 5ds bj using shuttle thread to the next free p on previous Ch, 5ds lj to base of next R, sl, do not turn
R: 15ds, close, lj to base of the same R, sl, do not turn
Ch: 12ds lj to base of next R
Repeat this last Ch two more times
Ch: 7ds lj to p on first Ch, sl, turn
Cut and tie