Deepen your knowledge of lace knitting with 14 Estonian, heirloom quality lace patterns from Nancy Bush in a new edition of her bestselling book Knitted Lace of Estonia. Now with a bonus 1-hour DVD, Knitted Lace of Estonia will teach you about traditional lace-knitting techniques, such as: Traditional twig, peacock, and lily of the valley patterns and their variations. Different ways to make the distinctive nupp, or subdued bobble. Modern adaptations of the classic ways of constructing shawls and scarves and adding lace edges. On the new bonus DVD, Nancy explores the knitting traditions of Estonia, as well as offers in-depth instructions for the book's patterns and techniques, as well as designing an Estonian-style shawl, stole or scarf from beginning to end.
Release on 2013-03-15 | by Martha Waterman Nichols
Author: Martha Waterman Nichols
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Timeless and beautiful shawls from Ireland, Scotland, and Wales in an array of shapes with openwork, textured stitches, and lace edgings. Everything you need to know to design and knit your own shawls is provided, including detailed instructions for eight shawls.
Enjoy a superior collection of knitted lace patterns! Brought together for the first time, the lace projects of Knitted Lace represent the most intricate, beautiful, and sought-after pieces featured in Interweave's publications. With 25 unique knitted lace designs, from eyelet scarves to fun socks to elegant tops, Knitted Lace will appeal to both contemporary and heirloom knitters. Inside you'll learn new techniques as well as time-honored traditional skills of expert lace knitters. Also included in this wonderful lace resource is commentary by knitted lace experts Eunny Jang and Jackie Erikson-Schweitzer, exploring how to follow lace charts, execute perfect stitches, and understand the construction of even the most complex knitted lace patterns. Interweave has compiled the best pieces into one exceptional knitted lace design collection, bringing their beloved knitted lace enthusiasts the broadest range of garment types, skill level appropriate projects, and expert design advice available.
Set against the backdrop of the world's tallest peaks, author Andrea Jurgrau's New Heights in Lace Knitting helps knitters create a beautiful collection of lace shawls and accessories and gain confidence in creating standout knitted lace. Before starting any journey, knitters need to load their packs (or in this case, their knitting bags) with the right supplies. New Heights in Lace Knitting outlines exactly what knitters need in order to cerate a successful finished project. Knitters are guided through choosing the right yarns for lace, basic lace techniques, and a comprehensive how-to for adding beads to lace projects. Beginners might start with a smaller project, such as fingerless mitts with lace detail, while experienced knitters may start with a lace shawl project that challenges their know-how. In all, there are 17 lace patterns that knitters are going to love exploring.