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By Elizabeth Lovick

ISBN-10: 1250039088

ISBN-13: 9781250039088

The airy good looks and intricacy of Shetland lace knitting might sound past the powers of the standard knitter, however the abilities wanted are in the achieve of every person who can knit, purl, solid on, and bind off. The Magic of Shetland Lace Knitting is designed to take the amateur knitter from their first "yarn over" throughout the steps needed to grasp the extra advanced patterns. The options are brought with transparent step by step directions, charts, and precise photos of knitted samples. Aimed basically at newcomers, more matured knitters also will savour the best way the publication organizes the stitches, making an allowance for effortless substitution of styles. these attracted to assorted lace traditions could be concerned with the collection of specifically-Shetland stitches. And as extra knitters are looking to stretch themselves and research new ideas, this booklet will be a useful guide aimed at aiding those knitters take their first steps in making a Shetland lace undertaking. Included are the entire conventional Shetland motifs, styles, and insertions together with Cat's Paw, Candlelight, Horse Shoe, and plenty of extra. With feedback for a way to paintings different stitches into stylish and standard Shetland Lace add-ons comparable to scarves, hats, and shawls. Atmospheric photographs taken within the wild Scottish panorama and historical information regarding the advance of Shetland lace are certain to pride all knitters and fabric lovers.

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The airy attractiveness and intricacy of Shetland lace knitting may appear past the powers of the typical knitter, however the abilities wanted are in the succeed in of every body who can knit, purl, forged on, and bind off. The Magic of Shetland Lace Knitting is designed to take the beginner knitter from their first "yarn over" throughout the steps needed to grasp the extra complicated styles.

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Turn inner band up over elastic so that BO edge lands just under the tuck rnd. Pin in place, then, using tapestry needle and rem tail from BO, invisibly whipstitch inner band closed over elastic. Optional: “Phoney” Hatband Seam If you like the look of the cap as is, with a tallish crown, skip this final step. 5cm length of yarn and from RS of hat, using a long running stitch, *pick up the right branch of the center back st just above the band tuck, then grab the left branch of the st just below the band tuck; rep from * around the circumference of the cap several sts at a time, maintaining normal tension.

Change to CC5. Next rnd: *K20 (22, 24) sts, pm; rep from * once. Top Decreases Next rnd: *K to last 3 sts before marker, k2tog, k2, ssk; rep from * once—36 (40, 44) sts. Rep last rnd until 8 sts rem. Break yarn. Turn mitten inside out and join using three-needle BO. Thumb Remove scrap yarn and place the sts on the needles, picking up an extra st at each of the outer corners of the thumb hole—16 (20, 20) sts. Cont with MC for 15 (17, 19) rnds. Change to CC1 and knit 1 rnd. Change to CC5. Next rnd: *K8 (10, 10) sts and pm; rep from * once.

Thread tapestry needle with the yarn tail and graft rem sts tog. Finishing Weave in all ends. Block mitten to smooth out color pat. indd 46 Job:04236 Title:Knitting Mittens & Hats From Around The World (MBI) Page: 46 5/16/12 2:52 PM Latvian Hat and Mittens DESIGN BY LI ZBET H U PIT IS Latvian myths tell of the sun leaping each morning from “Austraskoks,” the sunrise tree. In these mittens, the symbol for Austra’s tree—“Austras” means “sunrise”—is linked to the symbol for the sun, looking like a sunflower to our eyes.

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