Here’s an illustration of why you need an extra twist in the bobbins when passing the gimp:

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Graph Paper and Thread

2 mm graph paper, used straight, can be used for Torchon patterns (suitable for mats, table linen etc) using threads such as Brok 36/2, DMC Broder Machine 30, Egyptian cotton 36/2,  Madeira Tanne 30, Mettler Stickgarn 30/2, Presencia Finca Continue reading

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Aponce is a French word, meaning to join by overlapping.    It appears in the book “Cluny de Briode” but does not appear in any dictionary of lace making terms, or any French dictionary for that matter.     Continue reading

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Dentelle de Normandie / Normandy Lace by Florence Quinette.
Page 57, the bookmark “Vice Versa” has quite a number of dots missing in the ground.

The Technique of Bobbin Lace by Pamela Nottingham, early version prior to 1995.
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