Teva Durham’s new Loop-D-Loop lace book is now in pre-order on Amazon!
Durham will also have a lace pattern in the Winter Knitty edition, which will be her first Knitty pattern. Hope she’ll do more. :) She says it’s “a very special lace jacket with detachable shawl.” Durham being Durham, we can probably look forward to something very special indeed.
The new book, if the cover is any indication, looks gorgeous! Durham says, “For the book I’ve worked up garments from the simplest mesh patterns to my tour-de-force—an intricate bias dress based on a Shetland shawl with a bodice drawn from a famous “art lace” doily. I have used a variety of yarn weights and fibers—including my own yarns and knitters’ favorites, such as Tahki Yarns DONEGAL TWEED and Filatura di CrosaSUPERIOR and MILLEFILI FINE—for a great mix of bold, chunky quick-to-knit lace and delicate heirloom projects. The patterns survey many types of lace stitches, with swatch photos, and I delve into the history of lace and my inspiration in the text. All the styles are contemporary and fresh, yet with a vintage, romantic appeal. I am scheduling a book signing tour so be sure to ask your LYS, your knitting group or your guild if they’d like to host an event in the New Year.”
I’m amused by Durham’s note on the book’s cover model, Bojana, who Durham says was so impressed by the garments she was modeling, she is taking up knitting.
I’m really looking forward to this one!