Handpicked knitting projects celebrate a favorite topic for knitters-lace! Lace is a perennial favorite for knitters. Now the latest book from the Interweave Favorites series offers knitters a cornucopia of lace designs. Carefully chosen by Interweave editors, these standout projects featured in Simply Modern Lace will appeal to a broad range of knitters, from seasoned lace enthusiasts to those wanting to try a lace project for the first time. There are easy introductions to lace in the form of simple scarves, shawls, and hats. Readers may choose between easy shawls with just a border of lace or ones where lace takes center stage. Lace serves as a simple accent on feminine cardigans and pullovers or as an all-over design for true lace-lovers. A short primer on knitting lace, information on special cast-ons and bind-offs, and a discussion of how to handle shaping round out the book, making it more than just another "pretty lace." Simply Modern Lace celebrates a much-beloved technique, and readers will easily see why the featured knitting projects are indeed favorites at Interweave.
"This is an excellent book for the knitters making the jump to the siren song of weaving. The basics of weaving simple projects on a rigid-heddle loom are given in detail with photographs and illustrations. The book is set up and written to match a different learning styles." --"Knitty"
Interweave is one of the nation's largest publishers of craft books and magazines. Founded in 1975 by Linda Ligon, Interweave specializes in the areas of knitting, crochet, quilting, sewing, mixed media, beading, jewelry making, spinning, weaving, and fiber arts. Interweave ranks as one of the top craft publishers in the United States, and its books can be found in independent art, craft, and book shops worldwide.