Successful Lace Knitting: Celebrating the Work of Dorothy Reade


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"It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then." - Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Successful Lace Knitting: Celebrating the Work of Dorothy Reade

Author: Donna Druchunas
Pages: 112
Publisher: Martingale
Publication Year: 2010

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This book presents not only a beautiful collection of patterns but also a fascinating biography of Dorothy Reade, arguably the mother of modern lace knitting. It's a must-have for any knitter who appreciates lace! Discover techniques and patterns developed by Reade in the 1960s as you create gorgeous projects featuring completely modern designs.

  • Offers more than 20 exquisite patterns for everything from scarves and stoles to sweaters and socks to items for home decor
  • Features a wide range of styles from top designers such as Annie Modesitt, Jackie Erickson-Schweitzer, and Evelyn A. Clark
  • Presents a "now I get it" approach to using charts and knitting lace

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