March 4, 2019

Lace Knitting Book Giveaway

UPDATE: The giveaway is ended. Scroll down to the bottom to see if you’re a winner.

(Winners were also notified by email so check your inbox.)

Spring is almost here and it’s the perfect time to start thinking about lighter knits. Adding touches of lace to your knits is a great way to welcome spring. I’ve got a giveaway to help get you started. Enter below to win one of two copies of the Beginner’s Guide to Lace Knitting from Leisure Arts.

Front Cover Beginner's Guide to Lace Knitting book giveaway

Thanks to Leisure Arts for providing the books for the giveaway!

Whether you want to make an easy edging or an heirloom doily, Beginner’s Guide to Lace Knitting by Rita Weiss is your complete guide. Learn all about making deliberate holes to form open patterns; then get started with 14 projects for a range of skill levels.

Designed for a wide range of yarn weights, these include Lace Scarf, Crescent Shawl, Coaster, Heirloom Flower Doily, Scarf of Many Colors, Lacy Hat, Lovely Lace Scarf, Delightful Doily, Lovely Lace Collar Two Ways, Fir Cone Lace, Easy Edging, Lacy Market Bag, Elegant Edging, and Winter Lace Afghan. The book also covers lace knitting tools and materials, how to make the special stitches that create lace (such as a Yarn Over and a Pass Slip Stitch Over), and how to read symbol charts.

taken from the book description at
Back Cover Beginner's Guide to Lace Knitting book giveaway

I made a video tutorial for the Winter Lace Afghan a few weeks ago. It’s a stunning afghan that knit’s up quickly. I think it would be perfect for an heirloom gift.

Winter Lace Afghan Beginner's Guide to Lace Knitting book giveaway

Hey, loom knitters!

Did you know you can also work these patterns on a knitting loom? See the posts below for more details:

How to Convert a Pattern from Needle to Loom

Loom Knit Lace Afghan

Quick Lace Scarf

How to Knit Lace from Beginner's Guide to Lace Knitting book giveaway

Enter the Lace Knitting Book Giveaway Below!

  1. Who can enter? Anyone 18 years and older in any country.
  2. When can I enter? March 4, 2019 12:00 am – March 14, 2019, 11:59 pm
  3. How can I enter? Use the raffle widget below. Each entrant has 3 possible entries.
  4. How many winners will you choose? There will be two (2) randomly chosen winners from all valid entries.
  5. What can I win? Each winner will receive one (1) print copy of the Beginner’s Guide to Lace Knitting book.
  6. How will I know if I won? Winners will be announced during my Facebook LIVE broadcast on Friday, March 15th at 11:00 am EDT. Winners will also be listed here on the blog post.
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Kristen Mangus
About Kristen Mangus
Kristen is a multi-talented entrepreneur with a heart as big as Texas. She is the Owner, Host and Creative Director of GoodKnit Kisses. GoodKnit Kisses is a company positioned to inspire, encourage and empower people through education and design. She’s built a large and loyal on-line community of followers by sharing her personal passion for knitting and all things creative through YouTube video tutorials, Facebook live broadcasts, blogs and patterns. Her vision is to leave an inspired crafting world for future generations that continues to teach and reach others. She and her husband, John, have three amazing kids.
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    Awesome giveaway….I think I would attempt a scarf or a recommended easy pattern

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    Gillian Blackwell March 12, 2019 at 9:47 pm Reply

    Wow they are beautiful patterns. Remind me of Italian lace at markets and browsing through them when on holiday xx

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    I just started learning to knit a few months ago. The pattern on the cover looks so lovely. I hope it’s not too advanced for me.

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    I tried this before and lost it sorry if you get a partial post.
    I have crafted since the age of 4, my greatgram taught me how to chain when I had my tonsils out to keep me quiet. Over the many year’s since I’ve crocheted, knitted, embroidered including hardanger & my favorite tatting.
    I’m definitely a person that requires hand eye stimulation & challenges.
    Unfortunately I had a severe injury in my professional career about
    10 years ago which triggered a severe debilitating inflammatory arthritis in my hands especially. It has been hard to craft, now I have the time to do it. I need to for quality of life.
    About a year ago I discovered loom knitting but about gave it up twice until I found you on YouTube.
    This winter has been very difficult in Iowa where I live but, I’ve finished a project that you posted in a loom a long on U tube. I truly thank you Kristen for your tutorials.
    The challenge of learning the loom & the ability to complete the hooded scarf has given me what the doctors & medications cannot retrieve. Self reliance. Knowing I can still do something useful.

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    Learning to knit lace would be a new challenge.

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    I would love to learn to lace knit & convert to loom.

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    Ellen Victoria Hage March 8, 2019 at 11:11 am Reply

    I love the look of lace and would love to make some things from this book

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    Lace knitting will be another nice way to make lovely things.

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    I love the way the lace looks and feels.

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    Lace knitting is beautiful and nice for a little challenge

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    Looks good. I’d love to Learn to lace knit

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    I’m working on my first shawl with lace and it’s definitely a challenge. I’d love some more patterns to try!

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    Beautiful patterns!

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    Lace has always been that beautiful intricate work that both fascinated and intimidated me. I am still a novice knitter, and would love to learn how to work delicate pieces.

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    I just started loom knitting this year. would love to win this book

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    Melissa Spradley March 5, 2019 at 11:57 am Reply

    This is wonderful! I haven’t tried lace yet!

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    I have not attempted lace yet

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    Beautiful patterns

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    What beautiful patterns. Thank you!

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    Great giveaway. Thank you.

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    I keep looking at this book and would love to own it.

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    This looks like a very nice book. I would like to learn more about lace knitting. Thanks.

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    What a lovely give away. Thank you. Congratulations to whoever wins.

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    Congratulations to whomever the winners are! Some of those patterns are absolutely beautiful!

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    I would love to try to loom knit these lace patterns!

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    I’m learning to needle knit and think this would be good for my future projects.

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    I like how lace work looks… I haven’t done a lot but would love that book to extend my skill.

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    I like to knit lace because the patterns keep me on my toes. I get bored with monotonous patterns.

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    Lace looks so elegant:)
    Thank You for this chance:)

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    I’ve wanted to try lace knitting. I have a pattern, but I’m chicken to start it

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    it is a challenge that allows me to be happy with the design after the lace item is made.

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    Would love to win.

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    You’re work is beautiful! You are extremely inspiring. The book would be wonderful to win.

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    Thanks to GoodKnit Kisses I learned how to loom knit. I recommend it to everyone.😄

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    I have always wanted to try knitting lace. This book seems like the perfect way to start.

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    I have never loom knitted lace but am very intrigued by the possibilities!

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    I have never loom knitted lace but I am very intrigued by the possibilities!

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    Knitting lace is the last frontier for me. I have been learning different knitting techniques and looks for over 50 years. I first started knitting on sharpened pencils in 4th grade, and needles have always had a place of honor in my home.

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    lace is so pretty!
    I would love to win

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    I would love to learn how to knit lace patterns on the loom. I would love to win this book.

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    Would love to learn how to make lace.

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    Dominique Goodman March 4, 2019 at 3:43 pm Reply

    Thanks for the chance to win this book!

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    Richard McFarland March 4, 2019 at 3:18 pm Reply

    I began loom knitting because of Good Knit Kisses and Kristen. Thank you!!

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    Great Book, please pick me…I would love to learn to knit lace.

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    I am a loom knitter and am fascinated by all the things you can do with the looms!

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    I’m doing the loom knit quick lice scarf right now and I love this patten .

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    I dont do a lot of lace knitting. Maybe it’s time to start!

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    I love watching your videos and live Facebook sessions. I am motivated to knit after I watch you. Thank you.

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    I would like to learn lace knitting.

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    Thanks for the chance to win this book!

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    I haven’t tried lace knitting yet. I would love to learn! Good luck everyone!!

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    Happy that you started this blog It has been a great help

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    Love the lacey scarf and would like to learn more.

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    Love the book!

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    What a lovely book!

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