Nicky Epstein is a knitwear designer, the author of numerous bestselling books on knitting and a popular teacher who travels nationally and internationally to lecture and give workshops on knitting technique. In 2005, she received a prestigious award from the National NeedleArts Association, and a year later her work was featured in a retrospective fashion show at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York City. Her website is nickyepstein.com.
"Nicky Epstein's The Essential Edgings Collection: 500 of her Favorite Original Borders comes from a famous knitwear designer who pairs lovely photos of some five hundred designs from her various popular knitting books with a wide range of ruffles, ribs, cords, twists, appliques and other finishing elements that can be applied to necklines, cuffs, closures and more. Knitters of all experience levels will find this packed with step-by-step color photos illustrating every piece of the production method, making this a top pick for any knitting collection." --Midwest Book Review