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Celtic Spikes & Celtic Lace
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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.
Next add two 5mm ID rings to the 4mm ID ones.
Fold those back a la Byzantine....and add two 4mm ID rings.
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.
Add two 5mm ID rings to the last 4mm ID ones.
As before fold them back and add two more 4mm ID rings.
Carry on till you have the length of chain you want.
Add 4mm ID rings on the edges like so.
Join those on top of the weave with the 3mm ID rings.
You now have Celtic Spikes.
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.
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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