The Victorians knit? Yes they did. And they knit as we do - from printed patterns. Meet the entrepreneurs, the women who first put knitting into print. See how lace knitting evolved from the 1830s to the 1900s. The knit today's way - with clear instructions, in the yarns and colours you love. Find the resources you need: a complete guide to borders, blocking, even building your own exciting accessories. Scarves and shawls, capes and fichus - 40 patterns with comprehensive techniques to guide the beginner, challenge the experienced, and inspire the ambitious.