The threads, Karey Solomon's #30 and Mercer #40 were not the same size, the #30 being larger than the #40! The slight difference mad the cupping of the second round difficult. The pattern is from The Tatted Artistry of Teiko Fujito, which I first saw on Tatting Fool's blog here.
As always, her impeccable tatting inspires me, so I thought I'd give it a go:
Obviously, the picots are much too short:
I also tried it with a different colour around the
outside, but changed my mind.
And so goes the weekend thus far.
Some things made me smile: