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Thursday, August 10, 2017

Magic Square Path

Yesterday, I was asked if I could create a diagram to go along with the large magic square I am tatting. I don't think I could, without lagging Inkscape so badly that it would be virtually unusable. What I can do, however, is provide a photograph with some numbers and arrows that show the path I am taking as I tat the square:

I've labeled the onion rings only, and have drawn arrows between them to show how I got from one onion ring to the next. Here is the unedited photo for comparison:

It will be another few weeks before I am at the point where I have one repeat finished (four repeats will make a square). I'll make a post with a new picture when I get that far.


  1. Thank you for showing that!! I think it makes a little more sense to me now. I won't be able to even try for quite some time, but would love to!! :)

  2. Your magic square is on my list to do, I love the two colour version,
    Sorry I am late commenting not been well over the last few days

    1. I hope you are feeling better, Margaret. There's no pressure to leave comments, though I do appreciate them :)

  3. I love the colour combination! Thanks for showing the path with us. I must finish the regular Magic square so I could have a go with yours :).

  4. My Onion Rings need some practice, thank you for the path.

  5. The two colours look amazing. I'm currently enjoying tatting the "Patchwork " magic square you posted.