Author(s): Andrea Jurgrau
Set against the backdrop of the world's tallest peaks, author Andrea Jurgrau's "New Heights in Lace Knitting" helps knitters create a beautiful collection of lace shawls and accessories and gain confidence in creating standout knitted lace.Before starting any journey, knitters need to load their packs (or in this case, their knitting bags) with the right supplies. "New Heights in Lace Knitting" outlines exactly what knitters need in order to cerate a successful finished project. Knitters are guided through choosing the right yarns for lace, basic lace techniques, and a comprehensive how-to for adding beads to lace projects.Beginners might start with a smaller project, such as fingerless mitts with lace detail, while experienced knitters may start with a lace shawl project that challenges their know-how. In all, there are 17 lace patterns that knitters are going to love exploring.
Andrea Jurgrau is a nurse-practitioner and avid lace knitter. Her patterns have appeared in KnitScene, Vogue Knitting, Spin-Off, Knit Red, One + One Scarves, Shawls, & Shrugs, Enchanted Knits and the Unofficial Downton Abbey Knitting Collection. Her new book, New Vintage Lace, is published by Interweave. She lives in New York.