New Vintage Lace: Knits Inspired by the Past

Author(s): Andrea Jurgrau


Not your grandmother's doily! Vintage knitted doilies are breathtaking in their intricacy and delicacy, but not something you'd want to wear. Andrea Jurgrau offers a collection of eighteen fully charted accessory projects inspired by vintage doily patterns. Altered and adapted into fresh styles more suited to modern tastes, these are sure to intrigue, challenge, and please all lace knitters. Projects include hats, shawls (circular, semi-circular, and triangular), scarves, and wraps-all derived from traditional lace doily patterns. Andrea shows how she creates her patterns, lifting and adjusting individual motifs, then reworking and combining them into original, unique works of wearable art. Andrea covers many particulars of lace knitting-explaining special stitches, how to read charts and your own knitting, different ways of adding beads, and the importance of proper blocking. New Vintage Lace will take you beyond the current trends and leave you wanting more.


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Andrea Jurgrau is a nurse-practitioner and avid lace knitter. Her patterns have appeared in KnitScene, Vogue Knitting, Spin.Off, Knit Red, and One + One Scarves, Shawls & Shrugs. She has also created patterns for Jade Sapphire, Lorna's Laces, LandOLace, and ArtYarns. She resides in New York.

General Fields

  • : 9781620331002
  • : Interweave Press Inc
  • : Interweave Press Inc
  • : June 2014
  • : 260mm X 216mm
  • : June 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 144
  • : Andrea Jurgrau
  • : Paperback