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Lace for EVERYONE!
on 3 October 2007
This excellent book has some absolutely beautiful patterns, ranging from a tiny wire-knitted cuff, to a stunning full-length dress and stole, but the best thing of all (for us non Kate Moss types) is that almost all the patterns are given in sizes up to a 50in. bust. It makes a refreshing change to find this in a standard (as in *not* branded for "Big Girls") pattern book. But the good stuff doesn't end there! As well as comprehensive pattern instructions, there is a very useful section at the back which contains tips for lace knitting and designing lace patterns, and also a section which shows you how to rectify lace mistakes; invaluable for those who are starting out in lace knitting.
The patterns themselves are of varying degrees of difficulty, as one would expect, and there really is something for everyone. If you only ever buy one pattern book for knitting lace, make it this one, as it has the most useful information I have ever seen in 40+ years of knitting.