This is one of the classics of lace knitting. This edition by Dover is an unabridged republication of the original 1954 edition. This book will get you started on your way to knitting beautiful lace items for your home. It starts with the basic instructions and techniques for lace knitting and progresses through some very elaborate patterns for knitted doilies, bedspreads, placemats, chair covers and many other beautiful items for your home. Over 25 distinctive lace projects are presented including projects knit on two needles, and well as projects knit on double points.