Tuesday, 11 November 2014

Successful Lace Knitting ~ Book Review


Martingale - Successful Lace Knitting (Print version + eBook bundle)
by Donna Druchunas
ISBN: 9781564779762
Publisher: Martingale
Publication Date: 11th May 2010
RRP: $29.99
Photographer: Brent Kane


Martingale - Successful Lace Knitting (Print version + eBook bundle) Martingale - Successful Lace Knitting (Print version + eBook bundle)

This book changes brings beauty into
over 20 exquisite patterns.
They use lace knitting to bring that something extra special
to each project.

Martingale - Successful Lace Knitting (Print version + eBook bundle) Martingale - Successful Lace Knitting (Print version + eBook bundle)

Donna brings so much more to this book.
You learn about her history and knitting's history with
lace knitting.
This also includes the story of Dorothy Reade
one of the main people who brought Lace Knitting to the USA
and inspired the book.

Martingale - Successful Lace Knitting (Print version + eBook bundle) Martingale - Successful Lace Knitting (Print version + eBook bundle)

The next part of the book covers the lace techniques you will
be using with the patterns to create the beautiful projects.

Martingale - Successful Lace Knitting (Print version + eBook bundle) Martingale - Successful Lace Knitting (Print version + eBook bundle)

The thing I love the most about this book is the diversity of the projects.
There is something for everyone.
What ever your style is you should be able to find something
that you want to add to your wardrobe or make as a gift.

Martingale - Successful Lace Knitting (Print version + eBook bundle) Martingale - Successful Lace Knitting (Print version + eBook bundle)

There are patterns for all levels of crocheter.
Everyone from beginner to experienced is covered.

Martingale - Successful Lace Knitting (Print version + eBook bundle) Martingale - Successful Lace Knitting (Print version + eBook bundle)

The projects are varied, everything from socks to tops.
The styles vary for different ages and tastes.
Charts are included for the repeating patterns so it would be
useful to know how to follow them before starting 
on the projects.

I love this book. 
The projects are diverse and beautiful.
It's the type of book you'll use time and again
to make beautiful items for both you and
as gifts.
I would give this book 5 out of 5.
Inspirational and inspiring.




I received a copy of the ebook to review.
However all opinions expressed are my own.
Affiliate links are included on the post.
No monies were exchanged.

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2 comments:

  1. Hi Sue,
    I've accepted your invitation and we are linked in now. :) Thought I would pop over and see what's doing at your place. These are lovely garments, I'm not a knitter, but a crocheter, but appreciate the time and the beauty of the finished pieces. Hope all is well!

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    1. So glad you accepted! I love your blog, the look is beautiful! I've just started to learn to knit. Crocheting will always be my first love. I'm a quick fix maker. I'll be following your blog on from now on :-)

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