Oh, I'm sorry, Candi. I didn't catch the fact that you want to make it flat
I can't help you with a flat version.
I don't think there is a remedy for this type of modification.
She specifically developed the lace pattern to accommodate 'in the round'. What's worse, the lace pattern doesn't begin and end 'cleanly' from round to round. The pattern swings from round to round, and they seem to be interconnected and interdependent on each other for the continuation of the lace pattern.