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RANDOM SELECTOR

Use this Random Tangle Selector with your TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE to help you select tangles. See Pages 7 and 9 of the Guide for instructions. You can also use this to select random Strings: simply pop in any number in the range of 1 to 250.

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TanglePatterns String 097

TanglePatterns String 097

This String is shared by tangler Pegi Schargel for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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Tangle Refresher 73

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure.

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How to draw DIAMONDX

Zentangle pattern: DiamondX. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Links to online instructions for drawing Angie Whalen’s Zentangle® pattern: DiamondX.

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How to draw TRIVET

Zentangle pattern: Trivet. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Nancy Newlin’s Zentangle® pattern: Trivet. And a very Happy St. Patrick’s Day to y’all!

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TanglePatterns String 096

TanglePatterns String 096

This String is shared by CZT Sandy Hunter for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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How to draw JAWZ

Zentangle pattern: JawZ. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Links to online instructions for drawing Anneke van Dam’s Zentangle® pattern: JawZ.

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How to draw SNAG

Zentangle pattern: Snag. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing Jem Miller’s Zentangle® pattern: Snag.

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How to draw LAZY EIGHTS

Zentangle pattern: Lazy Eights. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Links to online instructions for drawing Denielle Noe’s Zentangle® pattern: Lazy Eights.

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Zentangle® Birdies

Zentangle Birdies

A new video from CZT Suzanne McNeill – “Another great way to incorporate tangles into your crafts. Wooden bird forms with wire legs become cute little table accessories or the perfect gift item.”

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TanglePatterns String 095

TanglePatterns String 095

This String is shared by tangler Sandra Hart for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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Tangle Refresher 72

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure.

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How to draw TOOTLE

Zentangle pattern: Tootle. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Links to online instructions for drawing Jennifer Hohensteiner’s Zentangle® pattern: Tootle.

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How to draw GUTZ

Zentangle pattern: Gutz. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing Patricia Cosiano’s Zentangle® pattern: Gutz.

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TanglePatterns String 094

TanglePatterns String 094

This String is shared by CZT Linda Fine for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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How to draw HURRAY!

Zentangle pattern: Hurray! Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing Agneta Landegren’s Zentangle® pattern: Hurray!

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How to draw POP’T

Zentangle pattern: Pop't. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Sadelle Wiltshire’s Zentangle® pattern: Pop’t.

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How to draw QIAN-LONG

Zentangle pattern: Qian-long. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Diane Tai’s Zentangle® pattern: Qian-long.

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TanglePatterns String 093

TanglePatterns String 093

This String is shared by tangler Sabrina Croft for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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Tangle Refresher 71

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure.

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How to draw SQUIRK

Zentangle pattern: Squirk. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Links to online instructions for drawing Lena Ulses’s Zentangle® pattern: Squirk.

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How to draw POINTS AND CURVES

Zentangle pattern: Points and Curves. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Cheryl Rotnem’s Zentangle® pattern: Points and Curves.

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STORIES: Tangling with Parkinson’s Disease

Sunflower tranquility and hope

In this occasional series on TanglePatterns, readers describe in their own words how Zentangle® has changed their lives. Inspired by Debbie’s recent story, Sandra B describes how Zentangle has helped control her hands to write and type better … and brightened her life.

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TanglePatterns String 092

TanglePatterns String 092

This String is shared by CZT Nancy Newlin for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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How to draw FIRE WORKS

Zentangle pattern: Fire Works. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Links to online instructions for drawing Heidi Cook’s Zentangle® pattern: Fire Works.

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How to draw PHEN

Zentangle pattern: Phen. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing Beth Snoderly’s Zentangle® pattern: Phen.

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How to draw SHOWGIRL

Zentangle pattern: Showgirl. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing Vicki Bassett’s Zentangle® pattern: Showgirl.

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How to draw BISCUS

Zentangle pattern: Biscus. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing Vicki Bassett’s Zentangle® pattern: Biscus.

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TanglePatterns String 091

TanglePatterns String 091

This String is shared by tangler David Rae for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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Tangle Refresher 70

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure. And a little “Tangled Love”.

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How to draw HEARTLINE

Zentangle pattern: Heartline. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Links to online instructions for drawing Helen Williams’s Zentangle® pattern: Heartline.

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