Online class with Nancy Bush

Estonian Lace Explained

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Knit amazing Estonian lace! Learn to create the nupps, openwork patterns and edgings that make this storied style so special.

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Nancy Bush's passion for and robust knowledge of traditional and regional knitting techniques have led many to call her the world expert on Estonian k...Read more

Lessons (7)

A History of Haapsalu Lace
1. A History of Haapsalu Lace
Meet Estonian lace expert Nancy Bush and learn about the history of lace from Haapsalu, a port city famed for its gorgeous, intricate shawls and scarv...Read more
14min
Casting On & Working the Lace Edge
2. Casting On & Working the Lace Edge
Nancy shows you how to use a knitted cast-on with doubled yarn to create a firm edge for the top of your shawl, then how to follow the chart for the e...Read more
16min
Working the Center
3. Working the Center
A tidy edge is key for smooth seaming when you attach the edging later. Nancy shares the technique for a slip-stitch edge and garter border before kni...Read more
13min
A Close-Up Look at Nupps
4. A Close-Up Look at Nupps
A nupp is a "gathering of light" -- a group of stitches that are knitted together to form a bud of fabric within a lace pattern. Nancy discusses the h...Read more
22min
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Nancy Bush's passion for and robust knowledge of traditional and regional knitting techniques have led many to call her the world expert on Estonian k...Read more

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