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Everyday Lace: Simple, Sophisticated Knitted Garments (Paperback)

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Description


Learn how to knit lace patterns meant for everyday life.

Knitters love lace patterns and want to add lace to their wardrobe in pretty yet non-fussy ways. In this collection of 18 garments and accessories, using lace motifs for edging is only the beginning. Author Heather Zoppetti shows how to knit lace into feminine garments meant for daily wear: as a simple panel insert, as edgings and bands, and in an increasingly all-over manner. Simple shaping and construction are the rule here, letting lace take center stage. Heather's work features thoughtful construction such as linen-stitch bands to prevent awkward stretching and shoulder slippage, mock cables to play up a raglan shoulder, and reversible stitch patterns on garments that show both sides.

Hidden among the collection of lovely garments is a thorough introduction to the basics of lace knitting, including various cast-ons and bind-offs appropriate for lace knitting. Throughout the book, Heather offers tips designed to help the novice knitter.

About the Author


Heather Zoppetti is a knitwear designer and instructor. Her patterns have been published in many Interweave publications and by yarn companies such as The Alpaca Yarn Company, Manos del Uruguay, Reywa Fibers, and Universal Yarns. Heather lives and teaches in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781620331347
ISBN-10: 1620331349
Publisher: Interweave Press
Publication Date: September 12th, 2014
Pages: 143
Language: English