Easy Knitted Socks

Easy Knitted Socks

Fun and Fashionable Designs for the Novice Knitter

Book - 2007
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Knitting socks has never been so easy Soft and snuggly hand-knit socks are one of life's little luxuries, and this user-friendly book features twenty simple and stunning designs, many of which can be made up in a weekend.
-Each design has step-by-step photos showing every stage in the process and additional diagrams to help with the tricky stages
-Learn basic stitches and failsafe construction methods- from the simplest techniques using two needles to easy ways with double pointed and circular needles
-Choose from chunky, funky, cute and cozy designs for all the family
-Tools, materials and core techniques are clearly explained-, with additional advice on making extra-special socks using luxury yarns and embellishments
The book starts with an introduction to the tools and techniques that clearly demonstrates all you need to know to start knitting socks including, how to hold the yarn; holding needles- two needles, three needles, circular needles; how to shape and do short rows; and how to bind off. The patterns include, top-seam sock, beaded Argyle sock, basic four needle 4-ply sock, stripe and lace sock and even ribbed leg warmers. From the novice to the expert to the twenty- something knitters who have embraced knitting socks - "Easy Knitted Socks" is bound to have a many- legged appeal. An Alternate Selection for Crafter's Choice book club
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2007
Edition: 1st U.S. ed. --
ISBN: 9780312361990
0312361998
Branch Call Number: 746.4320432 Tro
Characteristics: 128 p. : col. ill

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hotfuzz Nov 23, 2014

Unless "novice" has been redefined, this is NOT for the novice knitter.

Does have a nice side-seem, i.e. no heel!, sock design which would be better to try before attempting a heel. :p

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