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    DescriptionToday "lace" doesn't just mean doilies knit in very fine yarn; often the yarns are not fine and the needles large for faster knitting and greater impact. A Gathering of Lace samples the best traditional and contemporary lace knitting. This collection includes sweaters, vests, shawls, gloves and socks - some are simple enough for the new knitter while others will stimulate seasoned lacers.


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    Title
    A Gathering of Lace
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Meg Swansen
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 174
    Width: 240 mm
    Height: 304 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 921 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781893762244
    ISBN 10: 1893762246
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CRA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.6
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC classification: TT
    B&T General Subject: 250
    Ingram Subject Code: CR
    Libri: I-CR
    BIC subject category V2: WFBL
    B&T Approval Code: A97602742
    DC22: 746.22
    BISAC V2.8: CRA016000
    DC22: 746.226041, 746.2'26'043
    Thema V1.0: WFBL
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    colour throughout
    Publisher
    XRX Books,US
    Imprint name
    XRX Books,US
    Publication date
    01 April 2005
    Publication City/Country
    South Dakota
    Author Information
    Meg Swansen learned to knit at her mother's knee - a knee that happened to belong to British-born designer Elizabeth Zimmermann, a leading figure in handknitting since the mid-1950s. Now, as the owner of Schoolhouse Press, Meg wears many (knitted) hats: she publishes knitting books, runs a mail order business, writes the semi-annual Wool Gathering, has produced nearly 20 instructional videos, and presided over Knitting Camp. Meg lives in an old school house in Wisconsin.
    Review quote
    "'A beautiful book that samples the best of both traditional and contemporary lace knitting; it is a collection of patterns from a number of sources and includes biographies of the designers and a snippet of prose for each pattern. It is good to see lace patterns in a variety of yarns, both chunky and fine. All designs are charted with some suitable for beginners and others very much for the experienced lace knitter. This would make a delightful present for someone special or for yourself.' SlipKnot, Knitting & Crochet Guild, Sept '04"