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Many Attractive Examples for Groundforge

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Catalogue of stitches

Contents

Introduction

A bobbin lace stitch is defined as something that happens when four bobbins meet on a pillow. On this page, we present an incomplete list of stitches to choose from. There are more than a 1000 possibilities.
On page listing and counting stitches, we will show a logical ordering of the stitches and the way we counted them.

Pins

In the following paragraph, the stitches are shown without telling where to place a pin.

Stitches

Each stitch has links to a page with thread diagrams generated by Groundforge. Please allow the page to build up.
The samples and photo’s are made by S. Babbs. Clicking on the photo shows a larger image.

description name photo and comment
one
c cross only Use only in combination with other stitches
two
ct half stitch
cr
three
cct double-crossed tulle stitch
ccr incomplete half stitch variant
ctc cloth stitch
ctr asymmetrical half stitch
crr
four
cctt open honeycomb turning stitch variant
ccrr incomplete half stitch
ctct whole stitch
cttc open honeycomb turning stitch
cttt tulle
crcr simplified mock three pair stitch
crcl See variations with 2 mirrored stitches.
five
ctctc two pair snowflake
crrcr mock three pair stitch
six
ctcctc two pair spider
ctctct triple half stitch / lock stitch
cttctt honeycomb turning stitch
crclct cat's eyes
crclcl two pair bias stitch
crrcll mixed doubles turning stitch
seven
ctctctc
ctcrctc clothwork turning stitch
crclcrc two pair triangular stitch
eight
ctctctct double whole stitch
ctcttctc cloth stitch honeycomb turning stitch
crctclcr two pair honeycomb bias
crcllcrc two pair triangluar stitch variant
nine and more
ctctctctt
ctcrclctc split pair double cloth
ctcrrrrrctc bobbin lace pile stitch
crrcllcrrcllcrrcllctt tally (to fit)