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The Torchon Lace Workbook: A concise lacemaking course--the basic skills fully explained, with prickings and diagrams for 27 finished lace products.

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Of the various bobbin lace types, "torchon" lace is probably the best for a beginner to tackle. Based on a combination of attractive motifs with a geometrical ground, it uses a simple range of stitches to produce relatively speedy and gratifying results. Exercises cover:

-the half stitch
-the whole stitch
-diamonds
-spiders
-rosegrounds
-Scandinavian holes
-gimps
-tallies
-leaves
-p
...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published December 15th 1988 by St. Martin's Griffin
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One of the best of the basics. I recommend this as one of the books to buy for folks teaching themselves. The diagrams are very clear and easy to understand.
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