Patterns for Using Colour in Bobbin Lace

These patterns come from the book Using Colour in Bobbin Lace by Jo Edkins (see below on how to buy). They are on this website to make it easier to print off. Click on the pattern that you want, then point to it with the mouse and right-click (using the right button on the mouse). Follow the menu. These instructions are for Windows computers. Click here for how to alter pattern size, etc.

Torchon ground
Photo of lace 1a. Uncoloured basic pattern
Photo of lace 1b. Simple zigzag
Photo of lace 1c. Simple diamonds
Photo of lace 1d. Double zigzag
Photo of lace 1e. Overlapping diamonds
Photo of lace 1f. Small diamonds
Photo of lace 1g. Varying diamonds
Photo of lace 1h. Overlapping varying diamonds
Photo of lace 1i. Hearts
Photo of lace 1j. Framed roses 1
Photo of lace 1k. Framed roses 2
Photo of lace 1l. Framed roses 3
Photo of lace 1m. Framed roses 4
Photo of lace 1n. Framed roses 5
Photo of lace 1o. Framed roses 6
Photo of lace 1p. Varying diamonds collar
Photo of lace 1q. Bigger overlapping diamonds
Photo of lace 1r. Double hearts
Photo of lace 1s. Roses inside hearts
Photo of lace 1t. Rainbow mat
Cloth fan headside
Photo of lace 2a. Coloured fans
Photo of lace 2b. Alternate coloured fans
Photo of lace 2c. Single coloured fans
Photo of lace 2d. Checkerboard fans
Photo of lace 2e. Butterfly fans
Photo of lace 2f. Sideways butterfly fans
Photo of lace 2g. Multi-coloured fans
Photo of lace 2h. Striped fans
Photo of lace 2i. Multiple butterfly fans
Photo of lace 2j. Path of roses

Half stitch fans
Photo of lace 2k. Half stitch fans
Photo of lace 2l. Mixed fans
Photo of lace 2m. Half stitch half fans
Photo of lace 2n. Half stitch butterflies

Fans and ground
Photo of lace 2o. Three colour fans
Photo of lace 2p. Four colour fans
Photo of lace 2q. Wide four colour fans
Photo of lace 2r. Coloured fan passive
Photo of lace 2s. Separate fan and ground
Shapes
Photo of lace 3a. Cloth diamonds
Photo of lace 3b. Half stitch diamonds
Photo of lace 3c. Mixed diamonds
Photo of lace 3d. Two colour diamonds
Photo of lace 3e. Two lines of diamonds
Photo of lace 3f. Four colour diamonds
Photo of lace 3g. Chequerboard diamonds
Photo of lace 3h. Zigzags
Photo of lace 3i. Snake
Photo of lace 3j. Cloth and half stitch zigzags
Photo of lace 3k. Two hearts

Scallop headsides
Photo of lace 4a. Scallops
Photo of lace 4b. Pilgrimage
Photo of lace 4c. Flowers
Photo of lace 4d. Mixing colours
Lace books by Jo Edkins:
Using Colour in Bobbin Lace - Buy UK - USA
How to make Bobbin Lace - Buy UK - USA
Stitches and Techniques - Buy UK - USA

Links to my main lace website
Patterns for How to Make Bobbin Lace
Patterns for Flowers and other patterns on a Hexagonal Grid
More patterns
Blank grids for designing lace



Rose ground
Photo of lace 5a. Alternating couples of pairs
Photo of lace 5b. Five gold rings
Photo of lace 5c. Alternating pairs
Photo of lace 5d. Alternating pairs edge
Photo of lace 5e. Roses and scallops
Photo of lace 5f. Roses and diamonds

Spiders
Photo of lace 6a. Spiders separated by Torchon ground
Photo of lace 6b. Spiders as petals and leaves
Photo of lace 6c. Spiders next to each other
Photo of lace 6d. Different sized spiders

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