I've been testing an idea that blossomed from a comment by Karen Cabrera to a previous post. I'm quite sure that wasn't what she said, I'm still wondering and testing...
Stitches's count in the center it's the same as the Priscilla's wheel, then the second round has little rings of 4+2+4 and chains of 2-2-2-2-2-2, opposite sides have same rings as the wheel.
As that was a test tatting, I used thread already loaded, so please don't comment my colour choice :-(
I think it needed a long picot in the first sr, to mimic the missing bare thread.
This summer I visited two lions, here in Italy, with my family. I'll tell you more next days.