Stitchips Crazy Lace
stitchips Crazy Lace is an electronic book delivered in a compact USB drive. Compatible with both Mac & Windows, stitchips are a great way to expand your craft library.
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An Artistic Approach to Creative Lace Knitting
Lace knitting doesn't have to drive you crazy! Well-known fiber artist and teacher, Myra Wood invites you to have fun and be creative while knitting lace. This book is a radical departure from the usual pre-designed patterns. You'll discover the wonderful world of improvisational knitting and find your own style emerge whether symmetrically or completely randomly. Starting with a comprehensive explanation of "Lace Logic" you'll quickly learn how and why different types of lace patterns are created. You'll then explore unlimited approaches to create your own lace treasures from your own designs. Detailed instructions include adapting your own patterns as you knit from existing lace patterns, charting entirely new patterns on the fly, or just winging it freestyle without any charts at all. The book also includes complete directions for many geometric shapes that can be used with any Crazy Lace approach as the basis for gorgeous shawls, scarves, and stoles. Filled with luscious photography and detailed illustrations, this book will become a treasured tool for beginning lace knitters as well as seasoned heirloom knitters who want to break out of the box and try something different. Filled with inspiration, this is the perfect book for discovering the artistic approach to Creative Lace Knitting.
The digital content on stitchips are Rich PDFs that are optimized to work with both Mac and Windows based products, providing you with high-res text and images that will print with crispness. Charts and images will easily enlarge for your comfort. Rich PDFs provide internal and external linking. Click on a link in the Table of Contents and you’ll be taken right to that section. Links to websites are also provided where appropriate. Bookmarks and search functions will help you navigate your stitchips quickly and easily.
For best results, we recommend using Acrobat Reader (a free application from Adobe™) as a desktop application for viewing and printing. Acrobat Reader 6 or higher is required to take advantage of all the features listed above. This PDF can be transferred to your tablet with all of the same functionality when you use one of many apps (like iBooks in the iOS).