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Celtic Spikes & Celtic Lace
Article © MAIL User: Corvus

Celtic Spikes is a weave by Blue Buddha and Celtic Lace is a variation thereof by Narrina.
You will need 4 rings sizes for these weaves, I will be using 1.2mm 6mm & 5mm ID (AR of 5 & AR of 4.1) and 1mm 4mm & 3mm ID (AR of 4 & AR of 3).

Start by adding two of the 4mm ID rings to a 6mm ID ring.
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Next add two 5mm ID rings to the 4mm ID ones.
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Fold those back a la Byzantine....and add two 4mm ID rings.
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Add another 6mm ID ring (with two more 4mm ID rings on it) with the mirror image orientation as the previous 6mm ID ring, like so.
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Add two 5mm ID rings to the last 4mm ID ones.
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As before fold them back and add two more 4mm ID rings.
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Carry on till you have the length of chain you want.
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Add 4mm ID rings on the edges like so.
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Join those on top of the weave with the 3mm ID rings.
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You now have Celtic Spikes.
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You can join a short length of this into a circle with a 5mm ID ring in the middle (as you would for a Celtic Star) to make a star/flower.
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Or you can add 5mm ID rings to the edges to make Celtic Lace.
Just 'gather' three of the rings groups together with a 5mm ID ring and 'gather' the last of the last group and two others on the opposite side.
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Celtic Spikes
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Celtic Lace
Image: celticlace.jpg

Happy weaving
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