Knitted Lace of Estonia: Techniques, Patterns, and Traditions
By: Nancy Busy (author)Paperback
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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.
Nancy Bush teaches workshops for guilds, shops, and at conferences throughout the United States, Canada, and Northern Europe. She is the author of Folk Socks, Folk Knitting in Estonia, Knitting on the Road, Knitting Vintage Socks, and Knitted Lace of Estonia (all from Interweave). Nancy lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Introduction The Lace Knitting of Haapsalu How to Knit a Haapsalu Sall Projects: Queen Silvia Shawl Triangular Scarf in Leaf Pattern Peacock Tail and Leaf Scarf Lehe Square Shawl Raha Scarf Leaf and Nupp Shawl Maikell Shawl Madli's Shawl Triangular Summer Shawl Lily of the Valley Scarf Lilac Leaf Shawl Miralda's Triangular Shawl Triinu Scarf Crown Prince Square Shawl Estonian Lace Stitch Dictionary Abbreviations Sources for Yarns Bibliography Index
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