Includes 6.8" and 7.5" netting needles, 6" weaving needle,
1/4", 5/16" and 3/8" x 5-3/4" gauges and instructions.
Steel needle with a large open eye on each end. It serves as a shuttle for making fine nets and netting and an excellent needle for needlelace.
7 1/2" long.
Netting Shuttle, "Norwegian" Style
Rounded shuttle, with one end pointed and the other open. Greater thread holding
capacity, comfortable to handle and the wound thread is protected from handling.
The general purpose shuttle for netting, popular for fish nets. White plastic
available in four sizes.
Small, 5" x 5/8"...$2.00 #169187
Medium, 7" x 7/8"...$3.00 #169186
Large, 8" x 1"...$2.80 #169146
Giant, 10" x 1-1/8"...$3.50 #169377
Traditional bamboo netting needles in 5 sizes.
Mini 1/4" x 5-1/2"...$9.00 #169305
Small 1/2" x 6-1/2"...$7.50 #169304
Medium 9/16" x 7-1/4"...$8.00 #169303
Large 3/4" x 9"...$11.00 #169302
Extra Large 7/8" x 10.5"...$12.00 #169301
Rosewood Netting Shuttles
Available in 5 sizes.
Mini 1/4" x 5-1/2"...$10.00 #169473
Small 1/2" x 6-1/2"...$10.00 #169481
Medium 5/8" x 7-1/4"...$11.00 #169482
Large 3/4" x 9"...$12.00 #169483
Extra Large 7/8" x 10 3/4"...$14.00 #169480
Bone Netting Shuttle
7 1/4" x 5/8"
Netting Gauge Set
Plastic gauges, with rounded edges, 6" long. Set of one of each of the
following: 4mm (1/8"), 6mm (1/4"), 10mm (3/8"), 13mm (1/2") and 15mm
ART OF NETTING, edited by Jules & Kaethe Kliot.
Netting is the technique of making a knotted mesh. This Lacis edition of THE ART
OF NETTING is a reproduction of portions of several manuals printed at the
turn-of-the-century when netting, along with the other needlework crafts, was at
its height in terms of popularity. The original titles of the publications
which have contributed to this book are: Tatting and Netting from
Metropolitan Art Series, c. 1895; Weldon's Practical Needlework, Vol. III,
c.1890; The Young Ladies' Journal Complete Guide to the Work-Table, 2nd Ed.
1885; Needle Craft, May 1913; and Recueil De Plances De L'Encyclopedie
Par Ordre De Matieres, 1783. ISBN
0-916896-30-7. Publisher: Lacis. 112 pages, 8.5" x 11" softcover. $18.00 #169131
NETTING, Rita F. Bartholomew.
There are two methods used to tie the basic netting knot. Either method
can be used with heavier materials, but the method use to tie the knot in
netting with string/twine is not as easy to use with the finer crochet or
tatting threads. This book only teaches the method that works well with
the finer threads used in making laces.
Instructions for Diamond Mesh Netting, Square Mesh Netting and Circular
Square Mesh Netting usually forms the background for net embroidery. This
type of netting is also seen in volleyball, and tennis nets.
Circular Netting is used to create doilies, shawls, and lace edgings. This
type of netting is used with both cloth centers and net centers. It is also used
to make basketball nets, and shopping bags.
Also covered is how to attach netting to cloth.
Full instructions and 23 patterns are included in this self-published
book. 60 pages, 8.5" x 11" spiral bound. $20.00
TIME: The Technique and Art of Knotted Netting, Jacqueline Davidson.
Reflecting a devotion to this universal and timeless fabric and its infiltration
into every aspect of civilization from fishing to sports to fine lace and creative expression.
This book is the culmination of years of research. It covers the entire history of nets from prehistoric sites to fiber art by contemporary artists.
Knotted netting was used to produce utilitarian nets for fishing, trapping, and carrying. The same technique was adapted for making lace of several styles and might, in fact, have been the earliest type of lace.
The book describes many items of knotted netting, and includes over forty black-and-white photographs. The tools used for all kinds of nets are also discussed and pictured. References and an Index are included.
The author, Jacqueline Davidson, was introduced to the technique of knotted netting while studying weaving at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Deer Isle, Maine. She later taught knotted netting in other textile classes and published several magazine articles. She lives in Deer Isle with her husband Darwin, a commercial photographer.
Trade paperback, 6" x 9". 155 pages, with b/w photographs, and index
ISBN 978-1-936447-34-3. $19.95
FROM EARLY SOURCES, edited by Jules and Kaethe Kliot.
Reprints of important sources from the late 19th and early 20th century, illustrating both free
netting and darned netting. Includes the complete "Pricilla Netting
Book" c. 1923. Also contains material from Weldon's Practical
Netting, 2nd & 4th Series, c.1890; and Rundfilering (Norwegian text), c.
1-891656-03-1. Publisher: Lacis. 80 pages, 8.5" x 11" soft cover. $18.00 #169051
TO HOLD YOUR HAIR AND OTHER THINGS, Rita Bartholomew.
There are two ways to tie the basic netting knot. This book teaches only
the method that works well with the finer threads used in making lace; what Rita
calls the Lacemaker Knot.
After learning the basic knot, the easiest way to practice it is by creating
squares, rectangles, and circles with diamond-shape meshes, as described in the
chapter, DIAMOND MESH NETTING. CIRCULAR NETTING is used to create circles,
squares and rectangles from the inside out - the center being formed
first. The hair covering and bag patterns in this book use these two types
Also covers attaching beads to netting.
Full instructions plus 12 patterns are included in this self-published
book. 64 pages, 8.5" x 11" spiral bound. $20.00
website with netting instructions: http://www.knotsindeed.com
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