But, here's a photo of a book that we were looking at, "Viktorianisches Occhi" by Julia Haug. The book is written in German, with clear photos and new diagrams of patterns selected from the works of Mademoiselle Riego, first published in the years 1850 to 1886. Patterns include edgings, doilies, and collars, with several designs using Maltese rings and pearl tatting.
Khomi was working on a tatted star, one of my own free patterns:
Here's the link to the PDF 2-Way Star.