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  1. The Book of Haps

    The Book of Haps

    Kate Davies
    $39.00

    This book chronicles, through articles and new designs, the history of hap shawls. Kate Davies gathered together the contributors - both writers and knitting designers - to present this lovely new book. From the book blurb: "Combining textile history with contemporary design, this book explores the story of the hap through five beautifully illustrated essays, and thirteen stunning patterns." The archival photographs bring the shawls to life, and the contemporary adaptations are varied and wonderful. Softcover. Learn More
  2. Triangular Knitted Shawls
    $65.00

    Estonians keep outdoing themselves in the realm of hand-knitting books. Here is their latest beauty: Triangular Knitted Shawls by Siiri Reimann. An accumulation of six years of work from this extraordinary designer showcases 21 different Haapsalu shawls, along with unique photographs and technical instructions. The stitch patterns and edgings for each shawl are pictured and charted in the hardcover book, but you also receive an accompanying portfolio that includes enormous fold-out charts for each entire shawl! Hc book + pb portfolio Learn More
  3. New Lace Knitting

    New Lace Knitting

    Romi Hill
    $24.99

    Rosemary (Romi) Hill’s New Lace Knitting, Designs for Wide Open Spaces, celebrates the author’s speciality. There are 19 imaginative designs, into which Romi has incorporated lovely lace: cardigans long and short, shawls of various shapes, stoles, caps, cowls, pullovers (one with a stand up collar), tees, and a skirt. Clear charts & instructions. Softcover.

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  4. Knitted Shawls of Aasa Joelaid
    $45.00

    Here is another beautiful book of knitted lace from Estonia: Knitted Shawls of Aasa Joelaid. The author has knitted more than 1,300 Haapsalu shawls and scarves (!), and has created a number of original lace motifs, including a lovely Hepatica flower, as well as a heart-shaped nupp (similar in appearance to a knitted bobble, but a different technique). There are 61 charted motifs, nearly all containing nupps, plus detailed drawings of all necessary techniques. In Estonian and English, oversized hardcover. Learn More
  5. A Gathering of Lace
    $29.95

    Collected by master knitter Meg Swansen (who also contributes). 34 North American lace designers are featured in this now classic book, including: Norah Gaughan, Sally Melville, and Elizabeth Zimmermann. Softcover. Note: Our UnSpun Icelandic wool is used for the cover shawl by Marilyn van Keppel. Learn More
  6. Wrapped in Lace: Knitted Heirloom Designs from Around the World
    $26.95

    Margaret Stove's new book is a dream for lace knitters. Stove inspires us with the elegance of her designs--from a classic shawl so delicate it can be slipped through the center of a wedding ring to her more contemporary works. Stove is a known lace master and incorporates the traditions of lace designing from the Faroe Islands, Shetland Islands, Orenburg and more throughout her works. 12 projects and plenty of technical instruction, including how to repair knitted lace. Softcover. Learn More
  7. Knitting Lace

    Knitting Lace

    Susanna Lewis
    $29.95

    This beautiful and important lace-knitting book has been unavailable since the mid-1990s. Schoolhouse Press is proud to republish it. Susanna Lewis has done an impressive job of dissecting and analyzing a fascinating 19th-century lace sampler. Not only does she reveal the necessary techniques which enable lace knitters to duplicate each of the 91 motifs, but through ensuing chapters, Susanna provides detailed instructions for lace knitting - from basic to advanced - through which we are able to glean a thorough understanding of lace construction, stitch movement and how to chart lace.The series of garments in the final chapter is, indeed, an added bonus and she has not forgotten to include notes for machine knitters. Softcover. 208 pages. Learn More
  8. The Art of Shetland Lace
    $26.00

    We began to import this "first" book on Shetland Lace knitting in 1980 and it continues to be regarded as one of the best. A bit of history is followed by construction-drawings of a classic Shetland shawl. There are over 30 stitch patterns with line-by-line instructions. Directions for a most beautiful Christening Dress finishes the book. The shawls traditionally use our Shetland Cobweb or Shetland Laceweight wools. Softcover. Learn More
  9. Traditional Knitted Lace Shawls
    $21.95

    "A full range of shawl shapes and patterns for every taste and skill level," writes Meg Swansen. Plus options to insert any of the dozens of included lace stitch patterns into your shawl. Softcover. Learn More
  10. Victorian Lace

    Victorian Lace

    Jane Sowerby
    $29.95

    What began as a question...Who were Victorian knitters?...and a quest to locate the very first knitting books became a collection of exciting, modern-day accessories. Scarves and shawls, capes and fichus, the book boasts 40 patterns with comprehensive information on history and technique to guide the beginner, challenge the experienced and inspire the ambitious. Hardcover w/dust jacket. Learn More

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