Progress from simple eyelet lace to openwork stitching and intricate edgings as you develop the skill and confidence to create beautiful pieces of lace filigree.
With step-by-step tuition and a preliminary section explaining all the essentials - yarn, needles, tension, techniques, and how to read knitting charts - this guide could not be more accessible. All swatches are clearly photographed and each stitch 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 cushion covers, and elegant stoles. Each stitch pattern is illustrated in both fine and thicker yarns - so whether you covet a vintage look or desire a more contemporary feel, this book will give you the skills - and the inspiration - to get started.