Torchon Lace

Most lace makers being their exciting discovery of lace through learning to makeTorchon Lace. The bookmark on the left was my first attempt at bobbin lace making. This useful Torchon lace sampler taught me how to incorporate a thicker or 'gimp' thread as well as 'spiders' .

Torchon Lace Handkerchief edging
Torchon is noted for its geometric patterns and is made in continuous lengths.
Torchon Lace
Due to the grid that Torchon Lace is contracted on it lends itself to lace makers designing their own patterns.