...and this is not something I wanted to happen. When I was snipping my final thread, I snipped a picot! I was already dissatisfied with my work on this motif, because I missed the last join. I knew I would make it over again, but to snip a picot! I can't believe I did that!
This motif is "Round Paperweight Motif" from Projects in Tatting by Sheila York, and the pattern is on page 54. I can't remember where I found this book, but I've had it for a while. If you can find a copy (it's from 1985), it's well worth having. There are many projects that I would love to make. The thread is size 20 Lizbeth #691, Mocha Brown Med.