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Pattern 82 - Tallies and plaits

Picture of lace

English Midland lace tends to have patterns with a mixture of plaits, tallies and simple twisted pairs. It can be hard to tell which is which! This has only tallies and plaits, with the thick pink lines being the tallies and the thin grey lines being the plaits.

   Pattern of lace

Bobbins: 16 pairs

Style: English Midland

   plait (grey)
   tally (green)
   lazy join - 4 pairs
   picot (blue)

   crown headside (grey)


Follow the links above for explanation of how to work the different parts of the lace.