Today "lace" doesn't just mean doilies and very fine yarns; often the yarns are not fine and the needles large for faster knitting and more dramatic lace. This collection includes sweaters and vests as well as shawls, scarves, gloves, and socks that range from simple to spectacular.
Many knitters love to knit lace. A Gathering speaks to those who do and those who don't - yet. Learn the few additional things needed to be able to enjoy knitting lace: forming the basic building blocks of lace; the secret of success - lace charts and how to read them; choosing yarns and the needles to match; the miracle of blocking.