Inner Motif (tatted in green):
R4-4-4, *ch 4-4-4, R4j4-4, repeat from * 3 more times,
ch 4-4-4, R4j4 join to first ring 4, chain 4-4-4,
tie into base of first ring.
Second Motif (tatted in red):
R 3-3-3-3-3-3, ch 3-3-3-3-3-3
* R 3-3-3-3-3-3, ch 3j3-3-3-3-3, rpt from * 3 more times
R 3-3-3-3-3-3, ch 3j3-3-3-3j3, tie into base of first ring
Now take the second motif and weave it through the first motif - one ring through each of the spaces below each chain in the first motif. (Look at picture)
Shuttle join the thread to the last picot on any of the red rings. All joins are shuttle joins
Ch 3-3-3-3, j to first picot of next red ring,
ch 3-3-3-3-3-3-3 (6 picots), j to last picot on same ring, repeat 5 more times,
on the last repeat tie the chain into the first stitch of the first chain to finish.
The pattern also looks nice as a snowflake - I really wanted to do it with a pale blue, but I didn't have that, so I made it with a sort of mint color and white. I also added beads around the outer row.
Also, just a note - the pattern will try to ruffle until you block it, but then it lies flat just fine :-)
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