Lace Style

by Pam Allen

Paperback, 2007






With an emphasis on innovative designs that range from simple to complex, this collection of contemporary knitting projects includes garments and accessories for women. Featuring projects with a sense of style that will appeal to knitters of all ages, it includes designs for socks, hats, sweaters, dresses, and shrugs. A basic primer on knitting lace that is closely linked to the projects in the book includes information on how to knit lace, choosing yarn and needles, types of increases and decreases, reading charts, simple ways to achieve a lacy effect, ways to incorporate lace designs in knitting patterns, and information on blocking. Each pattern has detailed step-by-step instructions, lavish lifestyle photographs, and plenty of detail shots. Experienced knitters looking for inspiration and beginners trying lace knitting for the first time will find everything needed to knit lace with confidence.… (more)


Interweave (2007), 160 pages

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LibraryThing member TheLibraryhag
Love, Love, LOVE!!! It is hard to decide what to do first. I think the cover jacket is it though, feather and fan is my favorite pattern ever.
LibraryThing member liberry
This is a fantastic book with excellent, beautiful, modern patterns that I can't wait to try.
LibraryThing member margaretsinclair
Love this book. Love it. Not a lace knitter but I am one now!
LibraryThing member dmrauch
Thoroughly enjoyed the items I knit from this book and I have several more planned. I don't do lace, and was sure I didn't want this book and would never knit from it. I bought it to make the Katherine Hepburn cardigan as a gift. It turns out I really like many of the patterns, and have put items
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from this book on my to-do list.

The book has 21 patterns and only 3 pages with errata, but the sizing seems to run small and tight.
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