Donna has included a well versed, concise history of the Alaskan Native Oomingmak knitters, their people, cultures, and knitting designs, as well as a history of the musk ox and its domestication in Alaska and the US mainland. Each of Donna's designs include images illustrating the source for her inspirations. Every detail for knitting these lace designs is included and explained fully accompanied with illustrations so even beginning lace knitters can experience the joy of working with qiviut! Chapters "Lace Knitting Workshop" and "Designing your own Projects" are included to guide you throughout your journey of charted lace knitting and designing which makes this an excellent workbook for beginning lace chart knitters. There's something for everyone here!