Originally published in 1987, this is a paperback edition of a collection of over 200 knitted lace patterns of Victorian times which range from simple edgings to intricate laces. Suitable to trim tablecloths, bedspreads, towels, lampshades and blinds. Includes a brief description of the history of the craft; illustrated instructions for all the stitches used, photos of the finished edging for each pattern and colour photographs of trimmed articles. Includes a bibliography. The authors have also written 'Motifs, Borders and Trims in Classic Knitted Cotton'. Furze Hewitt has also written four knitting craft books.