Okay, I am rather bored now. That was a short-lived attraction! There will not be a lot of jewelery-making for me. Maybe the odd thing for gifts and such, as I do not wear anything but the same earrings all the time and one ring. C'est tout!
Jane for her method Much better than mine once I got used to it - a bit fiddly at first, but it sure works perfectly!
BTW, that shuttle is made of Oak, from the very old church Sally talked about. (parts of which go back to Domesday!) I am getting a kick out of using it, knowing the history and felling the antiquity. See, tatting is about more than stitches!