Small rings are used to help covering bigger spaces between cords in Romanian Point Lace. Here I used 4 pcs. of rings, finished size – 7mm diameter.
First appreciate how big the ring need to be.
To achieve each time equal rings, a few toothpicks or matchsticks will do a good job. Here I used 3 toothpicks.
Put them together with a piece of thread or scotch band at 1/3 from one end.
Let 20-25 cm thread long at the beginning, turn the thread around the toothpicks 4- 5 times.
Cut the other end of thread 20-25 cmtr long. Put a needle at this end.
Do one or two feston points vertically under all 5 threads and pull the ring gently out.
Do other feston points around the ring, taking care to keep equal thread tension .
Complete the ring with feston points and, at the end, pass the thread through the first 2 feston points to close the ring.
Now you have a small ring with two long threads. This ends will be used to do the bars.
When you start to do the bars, use a pin to keep the ring in place.
Finished it looks like this.
Good night ladies. Hope you enjoyed.