When I think about knit lace I default to fingering weight yarn. While it is so beautiful to see the delicate lace patterns knit in fingering weight yarn it does take time and skill. Big Yarn, Colorful Lace Knits by Barbara benson gives knitting lace a new meaning. Learn more about the book and fall in love with lace knitting in a whole new way.
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About the Book:
Lace has traditionally been knit in finer weight yarns to create airy, delicate designs. But when knit in bulky yarns, lace becomes bold, graphic, and dramatic.
We all know that working with thicker yarns also makes the projects work up more quickly and the lace repeats shorter. Using bulky weight yarn for knitting lace makes it easy to learn new stitches and techniques.
One of the things that you will learn from Barbara in this book is that not all yarns play well with lace knitting. Learn from Barbara’s experiments on how to pick the yarn that will be best for the lace work you would like to try. You will also learn how to read lace charts as the are a little different than some of the other knitting charts you might have seen before.
Walk through this book and study the tips and tricks of lace knitting and you will be ready to knit any of the 20 patterns for beautiful lacy shawls, mitts, hats, cowls, blankets, and more.
Purchase The Book:
You can purchase your own copy of the book over on Amazon.
The wonderful people at Stackpole Books are offering a copy of the book for us to giveaway to our followers! Read the information below and enter through the entry form.
The giveaway will run through midnight MST on October 29, 2019.
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