Because I spent six months tatting the large Renulek piece, I was worried that I might have forgotten everything other than rings and chains! So, I grabbed this book and started to tat this:
Using the thread from the last star I tatted and trying to empty the
shuttle I realized I was was going to run out way too soon.
Adapting the pattern, I added split rings and came up with this:
It is not pretty, but addressed my doubts; I can still tat!
Here is the beginnings of a mat I am tatting for one of my grandsons: