My second motif is as small as the first, so again, I got it done in two short sessions. (It was just a ring and two chains away from being done when I put it down after the first session, and I finished it up in 10 minutes this weekend.)
Amanda is right (in the comments to the last post) — with the black, you can’t see the stitches very well. Ah well — just one more black motif to go before I switch to something more colorful.
The thread is DMC Cebelia, by the way, not Cordonnet as I said last time. The name of this design is “Wild Rose,” but doesn’t it look exactly like a dogwood? It’s from A Pattern Book of Tatting. The version pictured isn’t blocked yet, which accounts for the one askew petal; I pressed it in a book after finishing it (I was at a weekend retreat), and thought it was ready enough to scan.
Next up: One motif from “Cloudburst,” a mat made of six roughly triangular “slice” motifs. I’m doing it in a black, and have the idea to make alternating black and white “slices.”