Easy Lace Knits: All You Need to Know to Start Knitting Lace & 20 Simply Beautiful Patterns
Top-Down Shawls: 12 Lace-Knitting Patterns
Top-Down Shawls: 12 Lace-Knitting
Five-time author Jen Lucas returns with a dozen lacy shawls to knit three ways: some are wedges, some are crescents, and others are half-circles. And they all start at the top! Cast on just two or three stitches and watch your shawl grow row by row. Both charted and written instructions for making each shawl are included, so you can choose your favorite way to follow along.Next, unleash your inner designer with templates for wedge, crescent, and half-circle shawls, along with 18 stitch patterns to mix and match in mesmerizing one-of-a-kind projects. Beautiful outdoor photography features each project in a nature setting, and each shawl is shown on a model, so you can see options for wearing the shawls you make.
- ASIN: B07HBFFF6Q
The Magic of Shetland Lace Knitting: Stitches, Techniques, and Projects for Lighter-than-Air Shawls & More (Knit & Crochet)
The Magic of Shetland Lace Knitting: Stitches, Techniques,
The ethereal beauty and intricacy of Shetland lace knitting might seem beyond the powers of the everyday knitter, but the skills needed are within the reach of everyone who can knit, purl, cast on, and bind off. The Magic of Shetland Lace Knitting is designed to take the novice knitter from their first "yarn over" through the steps needed to master the more complex patterns. The techniques are introduced with clear step-by-step instructions, charts, and detailed photographs of knitted samples. Aimed primarily at beginners, more experienced knitters will also appreciate the way the book organizes the stitches, allowing for easy substitution of patterns. Those interested in different lace traditions will be excited by the collection of specifically-Shetland stitches. And as more knitters want to stretch themselves and learn new techniques, this book will be a useful guide aimed at helping these knitters take their first steps in making a Shetland lace project. Included are all the traditional Shetland motifs, patterns, and insertions including Cat's Paw, Candlelight, Horse Shoe, and many more. With suggestions for how to work the different stitches into elegant and traditional Shetland Lace accessories such as scarves, hats, and shawls. Atmospheric photographs taken in the wild Sco...
- Brand: Griffin
- ASIN: 1250039088
Vogue® Knitting The Ultimate Knitting Book: Completely Revised & Updated
Vogue® Knitting The Ultimate Knitting Book: Completely Revised
“An essential addition to the knitter's bookshelf.” —Library Journal (starred review)The ultimate knitting reference, from the world’s most recognized knitting magazine, gets a thorough update—including 1,600 color images and brand-new sections with techniques and designs! First published in 1989, Vogue Knitting The Ultimate Knitting Book instantly became a beloved resource for knitters. The second edition, released in 2002, further cemented its place as the most trusted knitting resource. The past 15 years have seen many exciting advances in knitting, and this update encompasses them all. It features an expanded library of cast-ons, increases, decreases, and bind-offs; in-depth sections on newly favorite techniques such as brioche, entrelac, double knitting, and mosaic knitting; and design and construction chapters that go beyond just sweaters to encompass dozens of options for hats, mittens, socks, gloves, and more than 25 shawl shapes. Comprehensive chapters cover lace and cabling, and provide even more Information than before on knitters' tools, correcting errors, finishing, embellishing, and garment care to give you a masterly understanding of every stage of knitting. With updated, revised, and fresh material throughout, 65 additional pages, and more than 1,6...
- Brand: Sterling Publishing
- ASIN: 1942021690
Sock-Yarn Shawls II: 16 Patterns for Lace Knitting
Sock-Yarn Shawls II: 16 Patterns for Lace
Best-selling author Jen Lucas presents an all-new selection of striking patterns for luscious sock yarns, following the overwhelming success of Sock-Yarn Shawls. Discover designs for everyone from confident beginners to advanced knitters. Patterns range from small shawlettes to large circular shawls, and many are made from a single skein.16 pretty new patterns for single-colored and multicolored shawls--enjoy lots of optionsShawl constructions include top down, bottom up, crescent, short row, and circularBegin with the basics and move on to create designs with attach-as-you-go lace borders
- ASIN: B00SA2D5N4
Knitted Lace of Estonia with DVD: Techniques, Patterns, and Traditions
Knitted Lace of Estonia with DVD: Techniques, Patterns,
Deepen your knowledge of lace knitting with 14 Estonian, heirloom quality lace patterns from Nancy Bush in a new edition of her bestselling book Knitted Lace of Estonia. Now with a bonus 1-hour DVD, Knitted Lace of Estonia will teach you about traditional lace-knitting techniques, such as:Traditional twig, peacock, and lily of the valley patterns and their variations.Different ways to make the distinctive nupp, or subdued bobble.Modern adaptations of the classic ways of constructing shawls and scarves and adding lace edges. On the new bonus DVD, Nancy explores the knitting traditions of Estonia, as well as offers in-depth instructions for the book's patterns and techniques, as well as designing an Estonian-style shawl, stole or scarf from beginning to end.
- Brand: Interweave
- ASIN: 1596683155
A Treasury of Knitting Patterns
A Treasury of Knitting
500 patterns clearly pictured including knit-purl combinations, ribbings, color-change patterns, slip-stitch patterns, twist stitch patterns, fancy texture patterns, yarn-over stitch patterns, eyelet patterns, lace, cables, and cable-stitch patterns.
- Brand: Brand: Schoolhouse Pr
- ASIN: 0942018168
Alice Starmore's Charts for Color Knitting: New and Expanded Edition (Dover Knitting, Crochet, Tatting, Lace)
Alice Starmore's Charts for Color Knitting: New and
In the course of her career as an internationally recognized authority on knitting design and instruction, Alice Starmore has acquired a remarkable collection of charted designs for color knitting. This treasury features a choice selection of her source material, arranged into four parts: (1) Traditional patterns from Europe, Russia, and South America (2) Adaptations from textiles and other art, including Japanese porcelain and Celtic metalwork (3) Alice Starmore's own geometric and nature-inspired originals (4) Practical instructions that explain how to incorporate these motifs into unique designs.Suitable for beginning as well as advanced color knitters, these charted designs can also be adapted to other crafts, including weaving and embroidery. The first U.S. publication of Charts for Color Knitting, this new and expanded version explains how to incorporate color into your work and features color photographs of knitted swatches created expressly for this Dover edition.
- Brand: imusti
- ASIN: 0486484637
- UPC: 800759484638
Mary Thomas's Book of Knitting Patterns (Dover Knitting, Crochet, Tatting, Lace)
Mary Thomas's Book of Knitting Patterns (Dover Knitting,
This book contains the fruits of centuries of experience and invention in knitting and is quite possibly the best single manual of knitting patterns ever written. Turning its pages, you will see the patterns grow from simple to more elaborate. You will find this to be the best arrangement for instructional purposes as well as a demonstrations of the orderly and scientific methods on which knitting patterns are based. You will be astonished at the great beauty and variety of these patterns, and you will come to realize the potential of knitting, in practiced hands, as one of the finest of crafts.The author begins with basics, with the distinction between knit and purl sides of the fabric and the use of simple black-and-white charts to present patterns. She then introduces a new motif or design in each chapter. Charts, diagrams, and photographs are used liberally along with the text to illustrate each pattern and steps in the creation of each, with special symbols to indicate critical points, so that you can guard against going astray. The patterns range from cross and cross-over motifs through slip-stitch patterns, eyelet patterns, faggot and lace faggot stitch, bias fabrics, lace knitting, embossed motifs and patterns, medallion knitting, picot point knitting, and filet lace. Con...
- ASIN: B00CDGSFHE
Big Yarn, Beautiful Lace Knits: 20 Shawls, Hats, Ponchos, and More in Bulky Yarn
Big Yarn, Beautiful Lace Knits: 20 Shawls, Hats,
Lace gets a whole new look!Lace has traditionally been knit in finer weight yarns to create airy, delicate designs. But when knit in bulky yarns, lace becomes bold, graphic, and dramatic. Working with thicker yarns also makes the projects move along more quickly and the lace repeats shorter, so it's easy to learn new stitches and techniques. For those new to bulky yarns, Barbara Benson shows you how these yarns work best in lace designs and provides tips and tricks for reading and executing lace patterns. Then you are ready to knit any of the 20 patterns for beautiful lacy shawls, mitts, hats, cowls, blankets, and more. Gorgeous photography by Gale Zucker shows the pieces to their full, stunning effect. Get those big needles and chunky yarn ready to roll!
- ASIN: 081173787X