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« on: July 12, 2008 04:24:12 PM »

Hi!

I'm a pretty accomplished lace knitter -- but I'm a little intimidated at trying to write out my own pattern for a design. I just haven't quite gotten then mental leap from what I'm knitting to why it *had* to be that way to turn out right, if that makes sense. I'm explaining badly.

Does anyone know of some good resources for pattern-drafting, particularly for lace designwork? I have something I want to do up in lace, but no idea how to convert the pretty picture into the lace design.
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« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2008 08:28:06 AM »

Have you looked at the Knitting Lace Workshop book by Susanna Lewis?
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« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2008 12:36:37 PM »

There is a book called "Creating your own lace" I picked it up at a used bookstore a few years ago.... it's packed away at the moment, so I will pull it out and find out the author's name for you. I really like it. I will get back to you on that....
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« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2008 04:40:08 PM »

Thank you both!
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