Lace Knitting: 40 Openwork Patterns, 30 Lovely Projects, Countless Ideas & Inspiration
Author: Denise Samson
Openwork knitting is striking and eye-catching. Denise Samson, author of Ponchos to Knit and The Cable Knitter's Guide, is back with another helpful handbook perfect for crafters who want to take their knitting to the next level. Discover 40 openwork patterns, introduced to you step-by-step, with full-color photographs, charts, and instructions to guide you, from the deceptively simple to the beautifully intricate. Or try out your favorite lace stitches with one of 30 delightful, stylish designs--including pillows and throws, socks and hats, garments for children and adults, and even a handy bookmark! It's everything you need to master openwork, in one comprehensive package. - Dive into the history behind eye-catching lace knitting techniques. - Review the fundamentals of chart-reading, blocking, and choosing your tools and materials. - Explore 40 exquisite sample patterns to help you get started, with clearly photographed swatches and easy-to-read charts that make lace knitting a snap. - Exercise your newfound mastery with 30 gorgeous designs for garments, accessories, and furnishings--from socks, scarves, and hats to napkins, pillows, and curtains.
Denise Samson was born in Oslo in 1956 and started to knit when she was 5 years old. It is more common to see her with needles and yarn than without. Denise is a passionate knitter and is also an experienced translator of books about hobbies and handcrafts. This is her third book about knitting. The first, The Cable Knitters Guide, a reference book of cable knitting, came out in January 2017. The second, Ponchos to Knit, came out June 2017 in the US. She still resides in Oslo, Norway.
- Hardcover: 178 pages
- Publisher: Trafalgar Square Books (October 15, 2019)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1570769516
- ISBN-13: 978-1570769511
- Product Dimensions: 7.9 x 0.7 x 9.9 inches