Torchon bookmark with spidersI found some time this weekend to try out another bobbin lace bookmark from the Dye & Thunder book.  I think it turned out pretty well.  It is the most complicated one I have done to date.  The new skilled learned with this bookmark include spiders and doing a "turn stitch."  The turn stitch was used to keep the light blue following or outlining each of the spiders.  The first several "spiders" are a bit rough, but by the last (toward bottom of photo), I think I was finally getting the hang of it and getting the tension correct.

I have to say, bobbin lace is a nice way to use up some of the thrums left over from weaving.  The last 3 bookmarks have been made entirely from thrums.

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