Blank grids

To design lace, you need a grid. To help you, here are two types of grids given below in various sizes. To get a large version of the grid, click on the small picture.

See How to design lace for some ideas in getting started.

Square grid

Lines of holes are at 45° to the vertical.
Used for Torchon, Downton, etc.


Very small

Small

Medium

Large

Square grid 2D

Mats, circles, fans


Square mat

Round mat 1

Round mat 2

Fans

Hexagonal grid

Lines of holes are at 60° to the vertical.
Used for Bucks Point, etc.


Very small

Small

Medium

Large

Hexagonal and Pentagonal grid 2D

Corners and mats


Corner

Hexagon

Pentagon mat

Variable grid

Lines of holes are at variable distance from each other.


Horizontal
waves

Vertical
waves

Both ways

Mat both ways
 

Large versions


Horizontal waves

Vertical waves

Both ways

Mat Both ways
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