Tuesday, March 27, 2012

New Lace Books

A few interesting Lace books that would compliment any fiber artist's library...

Traditional Knitted Lace Shawls
By Martha Waterman
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.

Wrapped in Lace: Knitted Heirloom Designs from Around the World
By Margaret Stove
Follow Margaret Stove on a personal knitting journey working on the legendary "wedding ring shawl" as she shares lace techniques, patterns, and traditions in depth, and offers twelve original patterns from across the world.

A Handknit Romance: 22 Vintage Designs with Lovely Details
By Jennie Atkinson
Inspired by women’s clothing, lingerie, and accessories of the past, A Handknit Romance offers intricate and exquisite designs. Step back in time with techniques including pin-tucks, picot trims, crochet edges, lace beading, and embroidery that convey modest and flirty classic fitted patterns using a range of lace, superfine, fine, and light yarn weights.

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