The Magic of Shetland Lace Knitting: Stitches, Techniques, and Projects for Lighter-than-Air Shawls & More (Knit &
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
Magical Shetland Lace Shawls to Knit: Feather Soft and Incredibly Light, 15 Great Patterns and Full
Shetland lace shawls have long been the epitome of knitted elegance. Impossibly light and delicate, they are surprisingly easy to knit. This follow-up to Elizabeth Lovick's The Magic of Shetland Lace Knitting features full and complete patterns for 15 shawls that range from mini-wraps for beginners right up to a light-as-air wedding stole. Clear instructions for all the techniques needed to knit the shawls means that even beginners can achieve delightful results. And more advanced knitters can learn how to use basic patterns to create their own designs.The core techniques section gives you the technical knowledge you need to knit the projects, including techniques specific to using thin yarns and dealing with filmy pieces. The design section will help you to understand how stitches go together, and give you confidence to change stitches should you wish to. The projects, the main part of the book, give a selection of stoles, capes, and shawls in the Shetland tradition, with suggestions for alternative stitches and uses for the pieces. Magical Shetland Lace Shawls to Knit will quickly become an essential addition to your knitting library.
- Brand: St Martin s Griffin
- ASIN: 1250067480
Simply Shetland Lace: 6 Knitted Stitches, 20 Beautiful
Learn how to master three classic Shetland lace motifs—just six simple stitches—and build your skills with 20 beautiful and varied projects, too! Explore traditional Shetland lace knitting with expert teacher Brooke Nico! She shows how just three simple motifs—Feather and Fan and Old Shale; Acre and Razor; and Horseshoe and Leaf—can yield a variety of lovely items, from fashion, to accessories, to home décor. Step-by-step photos and easy-to-follow instructions help even beginners grasp each stitch, and the projects grow progressively more difficult as knitters become more comfortable with the techniques.
- ASIN: B07FMCGC6W
The Very Easy Guide to Lace Knitting: Step-by-Step Techniques, Easy-to-Follow Stitch Patterns, and Projects to Get You Started (Knit &
This easy-to-follow lace knitting guide transforms the complete beginner into an accomplished expert.With step-by-step instructions and a preliminary section explaining all the essentials―yarn, needles, gauge, techniques, and how to read knitting charts―this guide could not be more accessible. All swatches are clearly photographed and each stitch pattern appears in both written and chart form, so even novices can start right away.Hone your skills with stylish projects, including delicately-trimmed linen, silk pillow covers, elegant stoles, and heirloom baby blankets. And with each stitch pattern illustrated in both fine and thicker yarns, you can create a truly individual garment. So whether you covet a vintage look or desire a more contemporary feel, The Very Easy Guide to Lace Knitting will give you the skills―and the inspiration.
- Brand: St Martin s Griffin
- ASIN: 0312675321
Legacy of Shetland Lace
A collection of 21 stunning projects designed by members of the Shetland Guild of Spinners, Knitters, Weavers, and Dyers. While some are strictly traditional others are modernized and the patterns featured have designs planned for all levels of skill and experience.
- Brand: SHETLAND TIMES LTD
- ASIN: 1904746764
Vintage Visage Old Shetland Lace Shawl Knitting Pattern: Vintage Lace Shawl Knitting
This is a knitting pattern for a very lovely old lace shawl which originated in the Scottish islands over 100 years ago. We give the instructions, plus a little narrative on how modern makers can use this pattern successfully. Vintage Visage specialise in finding, republishing and saving our old heritage patterns for the future. Please note, this is a very old pattern and so existed before charts, so there are no charts to work from. The instructions are all in written form, but nice and clear to work from.
- ASIN: B01BA6V4UW
Knitting Lace - Lewis
The 91 motifs presented in this book were taken from a 19th century lace sampler in the Brooklyn Museum. Lewis dissects and charts each pattern to make them accessible to lace knitters of all skill levels. In this book, you will find complete written and charted instructions for all 91 patterns in the sampler. Full instructions for four lace projects: a shawl, a sweater, a girl's dress, and socks/stockings. Detailed directions to design and chart your own lace patterns. Information for machine knitters to convert hand-knitting charts to machine.
- ASIN: 0942018311
Jamieson's Shetland Knitting Book 3 (v.
It's not just a pattern book, it's a travelogue.
- Brand: Brand: Unicorn
- ASIN: 1893063054
Alice Starmore's Book of Fair Isle Knitting (Dover Knitting, Crochet, Tatting,
Scotland's Fair Isle is celebrated the world over for its distinctive, stranded-color knitting, and Alice Starmore is famous for her expertise in designing and instructing knitters in this appealing regional tradition. Starmore's richly illustrated guide offers both beginning and advanced knitters a complete workshop in the Fair Isle style. It not only explores the art's history, patterns, and traditional techniques but also encourages knitters to develop their own creativity.Starmore explains the traditional Fair Isle techniques of circular knitting and presents detailed tutorials on incorporating classic motifs, exploring color schemes, and creating unique patterns and designs. She shares fourteen of her own original designs, including patterns for cardigans, vests, fishermen's sweaters, hats, gloves, and mittens. More than 250 photographs, drawings, and easy-to-follow charts illustrate sources of inspiration, simple instructions, and spectacular results. Knitting devotees agree: If you have only one book of Fair Isle patterns, this is the one to have!
- Color: Book Of Fair Isle Knitting
- Brand: imusti
- ASIN: 0486472183
- UPC: 800759472185
Barbara Abbey's Knitting Lace
By popular demand (and lobbying from Sandy Terp), Barbara Abbey s Knitting Lace is back in print. There appears to be another swell of interest in lace knitting; wonderful! This book is one of only two I know of that is dedicated to lace edgings (and the other one has been out of print for many years); 100 of them to be exact; plus some background lace and instructions for doilies. An excellent - and unique - resource, now in hardcover.
- Brand: Brand: Schoolhouse Press
- ASIN: 0942018052
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Shetland Fine Lace
Shetland Fine Lace is a unique traditional craft practiced in the Shetland islands by skilled crafts people. The lace is knitted from single ply Shetland yarn which is so fine that you can pull a wedding shawl through a golden ring. This short documentary was commissioned by Shetland Museum and A...
Shetland Fine Lace - Ep. 64 - Fruity Knitting
Become a Fruity Knitting Patron: https://www.patreon.com/fruityknitting Episode 64 is featuring Shetland fine lace knitting at it's best! We have an interview with two Shetland sisters, Anne Eunson and Kathleen Anderson, who were both giving classes in advanced lace knitting during the Shetland ...
Shetland Knitters Really Did Knit 200 Stitches a Minute!
Yes, the old professional knitters did knit very fast and I have discoved an old film of round-about 1935-1945 which showed just how fast they did knit. I have permission from the British TV Channel 'Talking Pictures' to work on their film, and here is the result. This film should really blow the...