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Socktopus: 17 Pairs of Socks to Knit and Show Off

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Sock knitters now have something to really get their needles into with the lavish and inspirational "Socktopus," which is packed with invaluable tips and 17 fabulous patterns. Full of clear, helpful instructions on topics such as how to create a perfect fitting sock and master unusual knitting techniques, "Socktopus "will enlighten and intrigue its readers. "Socktopus "is ideal for aspiring, advanced knitters who want to develop their skills to create truly beautiful socks. A comprehensive section on fiber and yarns will entice and delight yarn addicts; while experienced knitters who are new to the world of bespoke socks will never look back.

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Welcome to Kathleen Taylor's latest knitting extravaganza - a sock party in a book! The author of the best-selling Knit One, Felt Too and I Heart Felt is back with everything you ever wanted to know about socks, with 75 patterns to prove it. The Big Book of Socks is chock full of Kathleen Taylor's fun and fabulous designs for knitters of all ages and skill levels. There's something for everyone from stripes to cables to lace to intarsia and Fair Isle. You'll find funky toe-socks, snowflake house socks, booties, Christmas stockings, beaded socks, and many, many more. Taylor's instructions are a breeze to follow and she includes a special section that gives three different approaches to heel and toe construction. Each pattern contains sizing for children, women, and men, plus the book is packed with technique tips and information on selecting yarn and needles.

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Sock knitters now have something to really get their needles into with the lavish and inspirational "Socktopus," which is packed with invaluable tips and 17 fabulous patterns. Full of clear, helpful instruction on topics such as how to master turning a heel, sizing a sole, and fitting a high arch, "Socktopus" is the book that will enlighten and intrigue knitters.

About the Author

ALICE YU is a renowned sock designer and has a popular blog, Socktopus, which sprang from her Socktopus knitting club and Knit Love yarn shop. She is a founder of Knit Nation, the knitting expo that is the U.K. sister of Knitalong in the U.S., and brings her unique approach to teaching sock knitting and designing. She lives in the U.K.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781600854101
Author:
Yu, Alice
Publisher:
Taunton Press
Author:
Taylor, Kathleen
Author:
Alice
Subject:
Knitting
Subject:
Crafts-Needlework
Subject:
General Crafts & Hobbies
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20111031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
250 color photos, 30 drawings
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
10 x 8 in

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Welcome to Kathleen Taylor's latest knitting extravaganza - a sock party in a book! The author of the best-selling Knit One, Felt Too and I Heart Felt is back with everything you ever wanted to know about socks, with 75 patterns to prove it. The Big Book of Socks is chock full of Kathleen Taylor's fun and fabulous designs for knitters of all ages and skill levels. There's something for everyone from stripes to cables to lace to intarsia and Fair Isle. You'll find funky toe-socks, snowflake house socks, booties, Christmas stockings, beaded socks, and many, many more. Taylor's instructions are a breeze to follow and she includes a special section that gives three different approaches to heel and toe construction. Each pattern contains sizing for children, women, and men, plus the book is packed with technique tips and information on selecting yarn and needles.

"Synopsis" by , Sock knitters now have something to really get their needles into with the lavish and inspirational "Socktopus," which is packed with invaluable tips and 17 fabulous patterns. Full of clear, helpful instruction on topics such as how to master turning a heel, sizing a sole, and fitting a high arch, "Socktopus" is the book that will enlighten and intrigue knitters.
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