Lace from the Attic: A Victorian Notebook of Knitted Lace Patterns

Lace from the Attic: A Victorian Notebook of Knitted Lace Patterns

by Nancie Wiseman
     
 

Here's a chance to meet a woman who lived and knitted 100 years ago. Lace from the Attic combines the story of one Victorian's knitting life with an astonishing collection of patterns from the time when lace embellished everything from clothing to tea cozies. Taken from Blanche Beau's original book of swatches, the collection presents samples and written patterns… See more details below

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Here's a chance to meet a woman who lived and knitted 100 years ago. Lace from the Attic combines the story of one Victorian's knitting life with an astonishing collection of patterns from the time when lace embellished everything from clothing to tea cozies. Taken from Blanche Beau's original book of swatches, the collection presents samples and written patterns updated with conventional abbreviations and terminology. It also offers ways to incorporate the patterns into projects.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781883010409
Publisher:
Interweave Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/28/1998
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.20(d)

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