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"A valuable collection for knitters wishing to take their lace knitting to a higher level." - Library Journal
"Ooh-la-la!" - The News & Observer
"Presents the whole spectrum of holey projects, not all achieved in the expected yarn-over, double decrease method--some employ drop stitching; others, huge needles, thinner yarn." - Yarn Market News
"Five out of five stars! I just love it. This is a wonderful book." - Knitting News
"Beautiful, wearable garments from several popular designers. I was delighted with the wide variety of garments and expertise levels presented." - All Info About Knitting.com
"This is one of the most accessible lace knitting books on the market and well worth bookshelf space." - Monsters and Critics.com
"Lace knitting might conjure up images of old-fashioned shawls and bed spreads, but this new book shows how this addictive knitting technique can look fresh, exciting and fashionable." - Knit Today magazine (UK)
"The innovative and contemporary designs in this book are absolutely amazing!" - KLIATT
The photos and instructions for this delicate garment were very clear and thorough, easy to follow one step at a time.
There are some shawls, none terribly difficult, and shrugs, those short bolero-like jackets that go well with backless dresses.
There are some absoutely beautiful patterns in this book, there is one in particular that I am looking forward to making.
I bought this after having borrowed it from the library. Like all knitting books, it has some patterns for things knitters love to make but not everyone would want to wear, and in... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Jazzball (Massachusetts)
In general, Interweave Publications are good resources for serious knitters. I have "graduated" from sock knitting to lace knitting and this is one particular volume which... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Rebecca H. Augustine
I made the Retro Redux Shrug and was extremely pleased - wore it to a wedding and received tons of compliments. Read morePublished on August 29, 2009 by K. Sweeney
This is a great book! I have never knitted lace before and was a bit nervous about it, but the author writes very clearly and the book is filled with a variety of projects, from... Read morePublished on August 24, 2009 by TerryCady
If you are looking for a book with lace patterns, this is not it. The patterns are lace, but not attractive, and do not have anything special about them. Read morePublished on August 12, 2009 by Jennifer Weiss
What makes the book really worthwhile to me is the information in the back about how to knit lace and how it works, which side of the yarn overs to put the decrease to emphasize... Read morePublished on June 7, 2008 by R. Haeckler
I love lace and this book has helped me further my knitting skills with them.Published on May 8, 2008 by o3sweetpea
I bought this sight unseen, based on the reviews here. I was massively disappointed. There is not a single piece that I would wear! Read morePublished on March 27, 2008 by Lisa Chard
I like lace designs. Not only do they offer an old-world feel, but they represent luxury. I went to several stores to find a good book on lace knitting, but felt uninspired by... Read morePublished on January 30, 2008 by Britta Schellenberg