Our lace-knitting community is very fortunate to have access to an extensive series of lovely lace books from Estonia. Here is the very newest one by Linda Elgas: Square Haapsalu Shawls. The author is referred to as, ”the grand old lady of Haapsalu lace”, and this collection of her astonishing work is published in celebration of her 90th birthday! The hardcover book begins with over 30 pages of detailed instructions on the construction and techniques involved in knitting a traditional Haapsalu shawl.This is followed by directions and charts for you to duplicate 20 of the exquisite square shawls by master lace designer, Linda Elgas. Hc,120pp.