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Gathering of Lace

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Collected from knitting designers all over the world, the patterns in this guide will be a joy to create for any knitter. The lavish full-color illustrations and easy-to-follow instruction charts will make these traditional patterns an exciting addition to a lace knitter's repertoire. From beginner to advanced, the 34 projects contained include designs for sweaters, vests, shawls, scarves, gloves, and socks. With beautiful photographs of these unique patterns, this knitting book is perfect for those who love to ...

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Overview

Collected from knitting designers all over the world, the patterns in this guide will be a joy to create for any knitter. The lavish full-color illustrations and easy-to-follow instruction charts will make these traditional patterns an exciting addition to a lace knitter's repertoire. From beginner to advanced, the 34 projects contained include designs for sweaters, vests, shawls, scarves, gloves, and socks. With beautiful photographs of these unique patterns, this knitting book is perfect for those who love to knit lace and those who would love to learn.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781893762244
  • Publisher: Xrx Books
  • Publication date: 4/1/2005
  • Pages: 174
  • Sales rank: 682,824
  • Product dimensions: 12.00 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Meet the Author

Meg Swansen is the daughter of designer Elizabeth Zimmermann, a leading figure in handknitting since the mid-1950s. She is the owner of Schoolhouse Press, writes the semi-annual Wool Gathering, has produced nearly 20 instructional videos, and presides over Knitting Camp. She lives in Pittsville, Wisconsin.

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  • Posted May 21, 2010

    Interesting reading and lovely patterns

    This book is a very interesting read. Each pattern includes a section about the designer as well as both chart and text patterns for the design. The projects are definitely ambitious and there is some knowledge required before you start, so a beginner's knitting/lace book and a little experience might be a good idea first. But when you're ready to tackle a truly gorgeous bit of lace-work, this would be a good book to try.

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