The Magic of Shetland Lace Knitting: Stitches, Techniques, and Projects for Lighter-than-Air Shawls & More

The Magic of Shetland Lace Knitting: Stitches, Techniques, and Projects for Lighter-than-Air Shawls & More

by Elizabeth Lovick

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781250039088
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 10/29/2013
Series: Knit & Crochet
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 826,703
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

ELIZABETH LOVICK has spent many years researching and knitting Shetland lace. A teacher by nature, she enjoys giving knitters the help they need to expand their horizons. She regularly contributes patterns and articles to knitting and spinning magazines in the US and UK. Elizabeth lives in the United Kingdom and frequently travels to the Shetland Isles.

Table of Contents

About this book 6

Why I love Shetland lace 8

Essential techniques 12

Tools and equipment 14

Yarn 16

The basics 18

How to read a chart 23

Edges and seams 24

Picking up stitches 26

Dealing with mistakes 28

Dressing lace 30

Designing Shetland lace 32

Putting motifs together 38

Stitch directory 46

Stitch selector 48

Stitch directory 52

Projects 120

Cobweb shawl 124

Hat and scarf set 126

Shoulder shawl 129

Baby set 132

Lacy mitts 136

Ten-stitch socks 138

Crescent shawl 140

Index 142

Abbreviations 143

Symbols 143

Credits and resources 144

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