Lace Collection for Knitting: Intricate Shawls, Simple Accessories, Cozy Sweaters and More Stylish Designs for Every Season Paperback – 1 Sep 2013
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"A collection of 23 sumptuous patterns for the knitter who loves lace. . . . Delectable to knit, delicious to wear, this collection provides plenty for the discerning lace knitter to sink knitting needles into."
"The twenty-three stunning patterns in "Lace Collection for Knitting" will make any wearer feel as though she's on the runway every day . . . gorgeous photographs of models exhibiting the clothing and accessories give the book a sleek and chic fashion magazine feel. . . . turning the pages of this book offers an exquisite visual experience."
Lace Collection for Knitting The Knitter Magazine editors Fox Chapel Publishing Soft Cover $17.99 (104 pp) 978-1-57421-477-5 The twenty-three stunning patterns in Lace Collection for Knitting will make any wearer feel as though she's on the runway every day, whether adorned in a fitted sweater, an elegant cardigan, or a flowing shawl. The front cover does not do justice to the interior art- gorgeous photographs of models exhibiting the clothing and accessories give the book a sleek and chic fashion magazine feel. Even without the intent to pick up the knitting needles, turning the pages of this book offers an exquisite visual experience. Starting with tools and suggested yarn, each designer gives row by row directions for knitting these enchanting and dainty pieces, including the entwined cockleshell, leaf, and ruffle details. Both written intstructions and charted schematics are included, and both are equally clear and easy to follow for intermediate to advanced knitters. A list of knitting abbreviatoons at the front of the book is a helpful addition.
Lace Collection for Knitting Editors of Knitter Magazine. Fox Chapel/Design Originals, $17.99 paper (104p) ISBN 978-1-57421-447-5 The editors of Knitter's Magazine have assembled a collection of 23 sumptuous patterns for the knitter who loves lace. Projects include sweaters and shawls, along with other accessories and add-ons, such as bags, gloves, even a blanket. Lovely thumbnail photos of the pieces are displayed on the table of contents page, and the first section of the book contains great tips for knitting, finishing, and washing lace. The patterns are divided into four sections: All-Seasons Lace, Quick Lace, Light Lace, and Cozy Lace. The "Jan Sweater" is a fun vintage-style '30s sweater; the "Sprite Dress," a gorgeous asymmetrical flapper pattern; the "Lazuli Shawl," a delicious lace-weight wrap; and the "Fontaine Collar," a classy, versatile leaf-patterned accessory. Several patterns include charts and diagrams in addition to the written instructions. Delectable to knit, delicious to wear, this collection provides plenty for the discerning lace knitter to sink knitting needles into. (Sept.)
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Delicate but durable, the intricate beauty of lace provides enduring fascination. Whether you're a lace-knitting expert or have just always wanted to be, there's plenty to inspire you in this beautifully photographed collection of stylish projects from The Knitter magazine. Inside you'll find pages full of ideas for creative lace knitting, with 23 detailed patterns from some of the world's top lace designers. Lace Collection for Knitting shows you how to knit exquisite lace shawls, sweaters, cardigans, scarves, hats, gloves, and more. A range of different patterns is provided for every season, with row-by-row directions and charted instructions. If you love lace but haven't tried lace knitting, you'll be amazed at how just a few simple stitches can create such fascinating effects. Discover the delicate beauty of lace with: ? 21 Gorgeous patterns for every season ? 6 Quick lace projects for beginners ? Technique tips to help you get great results ? Guide to choosing the best yarn for your project Secrets of blocking lace for a perfect finish ? Simple ways to correct mistakes in laceSee all Product Description