Lace from the Attic : A Victorian Notebook of Knitted Lace Patterns by Nancie Wisemam. *Out of Print.
Combining the story of one Victorian's knitting life with an astonishing collection of patterns, this book recalls the time when lace embellished everything from clothing to tea cozies. Taken from Blanche Beau's original book of swatches, the collection presents samples and written patterns updated with conventional abbreviations and terminology. It also offers ways to incorporate the patterns into projects.