This comprehensive guide takes all the mystery out of beautiful, delicate hairpin lace. Hairpin lace has long been a traditional favorite, but with new hairpin lace looms and new yarns, this technique takes on a whole new attitude! This step-by-step guide shows you the basic braid and all its variations, rosettes, plus many different ways of edging and joining the braids. Use crochet thread to create airy, delicate lace or use worsted yarn to create a sturdy tote and soft afghan. Eight creative projects including edgings, fashions and decor items let you practice your new skills.