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Pattern 305 - Ringed snowflakes

Picture of lace

Binche lace is worked on a a hexagonal grid, like Bucks Point. It has different grounds, including ringed snowflake ground. The following pattern is not a Binche pattern. I used it to practise ringed snowflakes.

Pattern:
   Pattern of lace

Bobbins: 26 pairs

Style: Binche (sort of!)

Stitches:
   cloth stitch and twist
   cloth stitch
   half stitch
   picot
   twist pair

Details:
   cloth stitch ringed snowflake (pink, green, yellow and red)
   half stitch ringed snowflake (pink, green, yellow and blue)
   cloth stitch ringed snowflake ground (pink, green, yellow and red)
   half stitch ringed snowflake ground (pink, green, yellow and blue)
   kat stitch (grey)
   twisted footside (grey)
  

Description:

Follow the links above for explanation of how to work the different parts of the lace. Please note that some of the pins round the body of the snowflake are not part of any stitch. They are placed between two twisted pairs. This helps to shape the structure of the ground.