First Book of Modern Lace Knitting (Dover Knitting, Crochet, Tatting, Lace)

by Marianne Kinzel

Paperback, 1972






Thorough, fully illustrated instructions for a beautiful array of lace patterns. Easily learned, low-cost fundamental methods for over 25 distinctive projects, including Rose Leaf, English Crystal, Mosaic, Coronet, Valentine, Celandine, more. Includes diagrams, charts, and photographs of completed articles.


Dover Publications (1972), 96 pages

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LibraryThing member litlnemo
The patterns in this book are astoundingly lovely. However, I was hoping for more fundamental information on how lace works and how to design one's own lace patterns. This book doesn't serve that purpose well, though it is certainly worth looking at -- and owning, since it is quite inexpensive.
LibraryThing member 391
The first and second books of Modern Lace Knitting are beautiful. The lace intricate and beautiful. Most of the patterns are for doilies or other decorative accents, but they can - with the right yarn - be expanded into wearable shawls, curtains, table runners or any other lacy thing you fancy. The
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language is a bit dated, but otherwise easy to figure out.
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LibraryThing member MarlaF
Beautiful fine lace - doilies and tablecloths mainly
LibraryThing member justicefortibet
A wonderful collection of old lace patterns for tablecloths, curtains, a bedspread and antimacassars.
LibraryThing member ritaer
Seized by realism, time to sell it

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