Easy Christmas Bauble
Bauble with an ‘equator’ of approx 18 cm, size 20 thread, 2 shuttles
CTM continuous thread method; R ring; SR split ring; Ch chain; - picot; cl close RW reverse work; + join; BTS bare thread space
Wind 2 shuttles CTM
1st round: R 2-2-2-2 Cl, RW;* Ch 2-2, R 2+(previous R)2-2-2, Cl,RW; repeat from * until there are 19 rings and 19 chains, SR 2+(previous ring)2/2+(1st ring)2
2nd round: SR 4/4; using shuttle 1,* BTS of 10 mm (tip: use a folded piece of paper to measure the BTS), R 4+(R on previous row)4, Cl, repeat from * until round is complete, + to SR
3rd round: SR 4/4; using shuttle 2, *BTS of 15 mm, R 4+(BTS of previous row)4, Cl, repeat from * until round is complete, + to SR.
Cut threads and hide ends.
Make exactly the same as first half.
Completing the bauble
Place the two halves over the bauble and use a piece of thread on a needle to lace the two halves together, imitating the look of the BTSpaces. Tie the 2 ends together in a secure knot.