Abbreviations for today!!
R: ring. SR split ring Cl close SS switch shuttles RW reverse work vsp very small picot Lj lock join Ch chain
NB – Don’t forget the italics (red text) are for those who like to do ‘front side, back side’ tatting and show where you need to reverse the order of working double stitches. This does not apply to the second side of a regular split ring.
R39: 4 + (p SR18) 4 Cl RW
Ch: vsp 4 RW
R40: 4 + (p SR19 front leg) 4 Cl SS DNRW (you are now going to work back over the previous row) - see the small picture at the bottom.
Ch: vsp 4 Lj (vsp below R39) * vsp 4 Lj (next vsp last Ch) repeat from * 3 times RW SS (you are now going to work back over the previous row once more)
Ch: * vsp 4 Lj (next vsp last Ch) repeat from * twice vsp 4 Lj (next vsp last Ch) 4 Lj (last vsp of last Ch) RW SS