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Crazy Lace is a radical departure from the usual pre-designed patterns. Learn how to have fun and be creative while knitting lace.Discover the wonderful world of improvisational knitting and find your own style emerge, whether symmetrically or completely randomly. Using "Lace Logic", you'll quickly learn how different types of lace patterns are created. Explore unlimited approaches to create lace treasures from your own designs.Detailed instructions include adapting existing lace patterns, charting entirely new patterns on the fly or just winging it freestyle without any charts at all. Also included are ten complete directions for basic shapes that can be used with any Crazy Lace approach 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.
Myra Wood is an internationally known fiber & bead artist and designer. She teaches a wide range of classes in beading, embroidery, crochet and knitting, specializing in all things freeform. She's been a guest instructor on eight episodes of Knitty Gritty and Uncommon Threads for the DIY & HGTV networks along with publishing a number of jewelry and wearables patterns in a wide range of books and magazines. Myra has been crocheting, sewing and crafting since she was young and enjoys any opportunity to inspire others creatively. She is also the moderator for the International Freeform Guild with over 1500 members worldwide and coordinator for their annual national shows. Galleries of her work can be seen at myrawood.com