Regency Doily, that is, designed by Karey Solomon.
57-100 Motif Challenge
Thread is Lizbeth #40 and
Tatskool's gorgeous Ginger and Clove HDT #40
from her Spice collection.
The pattern for this motif, which measures just under five inches in diameter when tatted in #40 thread, appears in the February 2011 issue of Tatting Times. It has taken about a week to tat, most of it having been completed while in NYC.
My eldest Grand (nearly 7) loved this and requested one like it, but with another layer attached on the top! Imagine that!
Once again, I used restraint in adding beads, and am pleased with the results, though I do notice where I could have utilized a wee bit of glamour in the centre, with a controlled application of ochre or terra cotta Delicas.
With the remaining thread I pulled out this book:
This is the pattern I chose: