Tatting for the Beginner is a series of books designed in lesson form to teach, individually, the various steps in creating tatted lace. The process is explained in detail and illustrated with color photos in order to help the student understand more clearly each step without being overwhelmed by the full bulk of the material. The most important part of the process, the double stitch, is the first of the series, Introduction and Lesson One. By using the two color method and chains, the author helps the student comprehend the basic technique before moving on to the other lessons. These can be purchased separately and at the learner's convenience.