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Knitted Lace of Estonia with DVD: Techniques, Patterns, and Traditions

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Synopsis:

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 books patterns and techniques, as well as designing an Estonian-style shawl, stole or scarf from beginning to end.

About the Author

Nancy Bush is the author of Folk Socks (1994), Folk Knitting in Estonia (1999), Knitting on the Road (2001), Knitting Vintage Socks (2005), and Knitted Lace of Estonia (2008), all published by Interweave. She is an internationally sought-after teacher specializing in traditional knitting techniques, uses of ethnic patterns, Estonian traditional knitting, and European socks and stockings. Her designs and articles have appeared in Interweave Knits, SpinOff, Vogue Knitting, and Threads. She found her passion for traditional hand knitting via a degree in Art History and post-graduate studies in color design and weaving in San Francisco and Sweden. She has worked as a freelance designer and consultant to several yarn companies and as a contributing editor to Knitter's Magazine, and is currently Knitting Contributor to PieceWork Magazine. She teaches workshops for guilds, shops, and at conferences throughout the United States, in Canada, Finland, and Estonia. She had been the Knitting Guide on the Interweave Press Knitter's Journey to Scandinavia in 1998, 1999, 2001, and 2004. She owns The Wooly West, a mail-order and online yarn business in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Table of Contents

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

Madlis Shawl

Triangular Summer Shawl

Lily of the Valley Scarf

Lilac Leaf Shawl

Miraldas Triangular Shawl

Triinu Scarf

Crown Prince Square Shawl

Estonian Lace Stitch Dictionary

Abbreviations

Sources for Yarns

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781596683150
Author:
Bush, Nancy
Publisher:
Interweave Press
Author:
ncy Bush
Author:
N/A
Subject:
Needlework - Knitting
Subject:
Knitting
Subject:
Crafts-Needlework
Edition Description:
Trade Paper and DVD
Publication Date:
20101031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Two-color art throughout, color photos t
Pages:
150
Dimensions:
9 x 8.5 in

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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 books patterns and techniques, as well as designing an Estonian-style shawl, stole or scarf from beginning to end.

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