Simply Shetland Lace: 6 Knitted Stitches, 20 Beautiful Projects

Simply Shetland Lace: 6 Knitted Stitches, 20 Beautiful Projects

by Brooke Nico

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Overview

Learn how to master three classic Shetland lace motifs—just six simple stitches—and build your skills with 20 beautiful and varied projects, too!
 
Explore traditional Shetland lace knitting with expert teacher Brooke Nico! She shows how just three simple motifs—Feather and Fan and Old Shale; Acre and Razor; and Horseshoe and Leaf—can yield a variety of lovely items, from fashion, to accessories, to home décor. Step-by-step photos and easy-to-follow instructions help even beginners grasp each stitch, and the projects grow progressively more difficult as knitters become more comfortable with the techniques.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781454711018
Publisher: Lark Crafts
Publication date: 01/01/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 560,984
File size: 22 MB
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About the Author

Brooke Nico lives in Kirkwood, MO, where she cofounded the yarn shop Kirkwood Knittery. Brooke teaches at knitting events around the country, and her books include Lovely Knitted Lace and More Lovely Knitted Lace; her work has also appeared in severalknitting collections. FindBrooke’s designs online at kirkwoodknittery.com.

Table of Contents

The Shetland Islands: A Unique History 8

Shetland Lace: A Mystery Steeped in Tradition 11

Shetland Lace: Tools & Techniques 13

How to Use This Book 17

Acre & Razor 19

Forro Wristers 25

Ayre Wristers 27

Baetin Wrap 29

Almark Shrug 33

Aer Cardigan 37

Smooriken Pullover 41

Old Shale and Feather & Fan 44

Tirrick Wristers 51

Laebrack Ascot 53

Lerwick Vest 57

Peerie Blanket 61

Brae Yoke Pullover 65

Twaafald Tunics 69

Horseshoe & Leaf 78

Staig Scarf 85

Kergord Wristers 87

Weisdale Cardigan 91

Fyanna Jacket 97

Divvish Stole 103

Rimska Sweater 107

Tae Shawl 115

Acknowledgments 121

Knitting Abbreviations 122

Yarn Weights 123

Knitting Needle Size Chart 123

Index 125

About the Author 127

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