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Knitted Lace of Estonia with DVD
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Deepen your knowledge of knitting in Estonia, home to some of the oldest knitted artifacts in northern Europe, where knitting has played a major role in customs and traditions for hundreds of years. Learn about traditional lace-knitting techniques, including the stardust, twig, peacock, and lily-of-the-valley patterns and their variations, plus different ways to make the distinctive nupp, or subdued bobble. Technique chapters also includes information about modern adaptations of the classic ways of constructing shawls and scarves and adding lace edges.
Also included with the book is a DVD where  Knitted Lace of Estonia is brought to life! Nancy offers valuable and unique techniques for making traditional and modern Estonian lace scarves and shawls. In the video, Nancy guides you through tips and techniques for knitting your own heirloom lace shawl.  With the DVD, you'll also learn:
   How to get started with the proper tools, cast-on methods, and information on the shawl types and shaping.
   How to read a lace chart and work your lace pattern, with tips for calculating your shaw?s center and edgings
   Various Estonian lace knitting techniques including the classic ?nupp?
   How to plan an edging and finish your project with ease, including tips on blocking your shawl to make it look its best

Nancy's demonstrations include tips and advance for making Estonian shawl knitting successful. Her knowledge of and passion for Estonian lace knitting makes this complex art irresistible.
Item no. 30006

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Author: Nancy Bush
Binding: Softcover
Pages: 14 patterns—160 pages