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Knitting on the Edge: Ribs * Ruffles * Lace * Fringes * Floral * Points & Picots - The Essential Collection of 350 Decorative Bordersby Nicky Epstein
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Compiled by an acclaimed knitwear designer and teacher, this collection of 350 knitted edgings, borders, and trims runs the gamut of styles and offers something for all tastes. A wealth of individual project ideas are featured for ribbed edges, ruffles, lace, fringes, flora, and garters. Color photographs accompany each of the designs, which rely upon readily available yarns and which come complete with line-by-line stitching instructions. Decorate cuffs, finish hems, and customize your own unique sweater. Develop distinctive styles and patterns using ideas such as the feather lace ruffle, bel epoque, garter stitch weave, sea scallop edge, sugar drop and much more.
Crocheters: go on the edge with Nicky Epsteinand#8212;bestselling author, needleworker, and designer extraordinaire! With approximately 200 different edgings and some gorgeous projectsand#8212;all with detailed instructions, pattern charts, and photographsand#8212;Nicky's guide will have crocheters grabbing for their hooks. Create a cropped red jacket featuring oversize buttons and pretty scalloping; an ecru crystal shoulder cape; a hatband and bracelet; a unique multicolor top, and more. This comprehensive guide to crochet edging will take you to the next level and is sure to be an essential part of your needlework library.
The now-classic collection of 350 edgings, borders, and trims by acclaimed designer Nicky Epstein is available in paperback! Taking the traditional rib to new heights, Nicky features improved ribbed edges, ruffles, lace, fringes, flora, and garters. Line-by-line instructions accompany each of the stitches. Decorate cuffs, customize a sweater, and develop unique patterns using ideas such as the feather lace ruffle, bel epoque, garter stitch weave, sea scallop edge, and sugar drop.
About the Author
Nicky Epstein is one of today's most prolific and versatile knitwear designers, authors, and teachers. She has gained worldwide recognition for her artistic, distinctive, and innovative work, whimsical sense of style, and informative workshops. Her designs continue to be featured in many knitting magazines and publications, on television, and in museums. She lives in New York, NY.
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