Crochet Lace: Techniques, Patterns, and Projects (Dover Knitting) (Paperback)
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"It's always a pleasure to see an information-packed reference book back in print." -- Yarn Market News
Learn how to use your crochet hook to make delicate lace patterns with this illustrated guide. No previous experience is necessary; aspiring lacemakers will find all the basic techniques here, and experienced readers will discover new insights into the intricacies of filet crochet, motifs, and Irish crochet.
Crochet Lace presents full directions for more than ten projects ― including framed lace motifs, delicate gloves, and a bedspread ― as well as directions for using crochet to imitate other styles of lace such as Honiton and guipure lace. In addition to an extensive collection of traditional and modern patterns, the book offers practical advice and information on joining motifs, edgings, adaptation, and finishing. Color photos and easy-to-follow diagrams appear throughout this splendid source of instruction and inspiration.
"This is an extraordinary book The most completely helpful book I have read and used on crochet. It is suitable for the absolute beginner and the seasoned crocheter. I highly recommend " -- Bartow County Library.
About the Author
Pauline Turner is the author of many crochet-related books and articles. She runs an international correspondence course, The Diploma in Crochet, which has been adapted for use by the City and Guilds of London Institute. She is a founding member of the Knitting and Crochet Guild of Great Britain and the Chairperson of the Crochet Guild of America.