Knitted Lace of Estonia: Techniques, Patterns, and Traditions

Knitted Lace of Estonia: Techniques, Patterns, and Traditions

by Nancy Bush



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Knitted Lace of Estonia: Techniques, Patterns, and Traditions by Nancy Bush

Combining some of the oldest knitted artifacts in Northern Europe with authentic tips and expert advice, this distinctive guidebook demonstrates a wide range of knitting knowledge. Featuring 14 heirloom-quality projects, this savvy reference includes traditional lace-knitting techniques such as the starburst, twig, peacock, and lily of the valley patterns. Modern variations on classic methods and adding lace edges are also explored, and photographs from several Estonian museums beautifully illustrate various completed designs. With accessible graphed and written instructions, the projects include Estonian-style shawls, stoles, and scarves.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781596680531
Publisher: Interweave Press
Publication date: 12/01/2008
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Nancy Bush is a contributor to PieceWork magazine and owner of The Wooly West, a mail-order and online yarn business. She has worked as a freelance designer and consultant to several yarn companies and as a contributing editor to Knitter's Magazine. Her designs and articles have appeared in Interweave Knits, Spin-Off, Threads, and Vogue Knitting. She teaches workshops for guilds and shops and at conferences throughout the United States, Canada, Finland, and Estonia. She is the author of Folk Knitting in Estonia, Folk Socks, Knitting on the Road, and Knitting Vintage Socks. She lives in Salt Lake City.

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