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    DescriptionDeepen your knowledge of lace knitting with 14 Estonian, heirloom quality lace patterns from Nancy Bush in a new edition of her bestselling book Knitted Lace of Estonia. Now with a bonus 1-hour DVD, Knitted Lace of Estonia will teach you about traditional lace-knitting techniques, such as: Traditional twig, peacock, and lily of the valley patterns and their variations Different ways to make the distinctive nupp, or subdued bobble Modern adaptations of the classic ways of constructing shawls and scarves and adding lace edges On the new bonus DVD, Nancy explores the knitting traditions of Estonia, as well as offers in-depth instructions for the book's patterns and techniques, as well as designing an Estonian-style shawl, stole or scarf from beginning to end.


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    Title
    Knitted Lace of Estonia
    Subtitle
    Techniques, Patterns, and Traditions
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Nancy Busy
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 150
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 567 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781596683150
    ISBN 10: 1596683155
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CRA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.6
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    B&T General Subject: 250
    Ingram Subject Code: CR
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14210
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: H3
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: WFBS
    B&T Approval Code: A04480000, A97602742
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: CRA016000, CRA015000, CRA047000
    DC22: 746.2/26028094798
    LC classification: TT805.K54 B84 2008B
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC22: 746.22602809
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC23: 746.226028094798
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    Thema V1.0: WFBS, WFBL
    Illustrations note
    120 colour
    Publisher
    Interweave Press Inc
    Imprint name
    Interweave Press Inc
    Publication date
    26 October 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Loveland, CO
    Author Information
    Nancy Bush teaches workshops for guilds, shops, and at conferences throughout the United States, Canada, and Northern Europe. She is the author of Folk Socks, Folk Knitting in Estonia, Knitting on the Road, Knitting Vintage Socks, and Knitted Lace of Estonia (all from Interweave). Nancy lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.
    Review quote
    "Beautifully in-depth." - Yarn Market News "This is a beautiful book for any knitter... and if you are already a lace lover you definitely need to have this book in your collection." - About.com Guide to Knitting "Just like every other knitter, I've been bitten by the lace bug and this book is giving me the fever." - Knitty.com "Nancy Bush and Interweave Press have become the talk of many knit lists with the release of Knitted Lace of Estonia. Thanks to them, the knitting world once again has an instant enduring classic; one that will give hours of pleasure for years to come." - Knit Together "Nancy Bush's gift as a teacher extends to her writing - A thorough English reference on the history, technique, and stitches that the Haapsalu knitters used in their famous shawls and scarves." - Clara Parkes, Knitter's Review "If you love fine lace, you certainly will enjoy this new book. The history and patterns are wonderful." - Knitting News "How can you not love a book like this? It's got everything. History. Beautiful patterns. Great stitches. Lovely pictures. Good writing." - KnittingScholar.com "For knitters who love lace, Nancy Bush, really skinny yarns and/or eastern Europe, the only logical choice is Knitted Lace of Estonia." - knotions online magazine "The range of beautiful projects will be attractive to knitters of all skill levels. Nancy's clear step-by-step instructions and tips make the seemingly daunting intricate lace patterns easily understood." - Knit 'N Style "A true treasure of a book. Not only is the writing and knitting within it beautiful and inspirational, but this book is clearly a labour of love and commitment." - YARN: The Australian Magazine for Knitting and More
    Table of contents
    Introduction The Lace Knitting of Haapsalu How to Knit a Haapsalu Sall Projects: Queen Silvia Shawl Triangular Scarf in Leaf Pattern Peacock Tail and Leaf Scarf Lehe Square Shawl Raha Scarf Leaf and Nupp Shawl Maikell Shawl Madli's Shawl Triangular Summer Shawl Lily of the Valley Scarf Lilac Leaf Shawl Miralda's Triangular Shawl Triinu Scarf Crown Prince Square Shawl Estonian Lace Stitch Dictionary Abbreviations Sources for Yarns Bibliography Index