Lace One-Skein Wonders by Judith Durant … A Review

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Lace One Skein Wonders by

 

 

Lace One-Skein Wonders
by Judith Durant
2013. 304 pages.
Storey Publishing. US $18.95.
ISBN 978-1-61212-058-4

 

 

 

If you follow along on Facebook or Instagram you have probably noticed that I have been doing a bit of knitting lately. So needless to say, I was delighted to come home one day and find this review copy of Lace One Skein Wonders waiting for me! I didn’t waste much time picking out one of the pretty patterns from the book and getting started. I chose the Mezzaluna Scarf designed by Marianne Hobart.

mezzaluna scarf

This was a challenge for me since I had never done any lace knitting before, but the explanations were great and I soon had the rhythm of the pattern down. There are a couple spots where you will need to check the online errata information for corrections. I love how it came out!!

mezzaluna scarf-5

Now I need to find which one I want to try next!

A little more about the book …

As the title implies, each pattern can be completed with only one skein of yarn. The projects are beautiful open-work designs and range from scarves, baby blankets, socks, hats, mitts, and wraps, and more!

Most helpful to me was the Appendix where I could (and frequently did!) reference the abbreviations and a glossary of stitch how-tos.

Want to see some more projects from inside the book? I love these!

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Photography © by Geneve Hoffmann Photography from Lace One-Skein Wonders, used with permission from Storey Publishing.

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One Response to Lace One-Skein Wonders by Judith Durant … A Review

  1. Marilyn January 28, 2014 at 6:13 am #

    Kara, I LOVE the one skein wonder books. The projects are so fun and by only requiring one skein, are quick knits. I too haven’t done any lace knitting but this book looks like a great way to give lace knitting a try!

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