The lace may do 1 - 2 cm (1 inch) more largely fail than the egg. Excess length become
balanced when strutting.
You obtain the best results with yarns in strength 10, 15 or 20 (Aida, Liana or Manuela). Ball and shuttle can have also different colours. Experiment a little.
The samples can be used in one or two rows. They can be attached both perpendicularly and horizontally.
Strut the finished work on the egg
Make an additional ring with 8 small picots.
these with needle and thread between the picots of the additional ring and the picots of the sample. Knot start and end of thread and protect the knot from solving with adhesive.
Specialty for Hen´s eggs
The samples fit for goose eggs. For hen's eggs make a ring fewer. In this way the lace becomes besides more