Synopses & Reviews
Showcasing more than 50 winning designs from the publishers international knitting contest, this collection of innovative, fine socks features patterns from around the worldwhich include color work, cables, lace, Latvian braids, and toe-up and top-down designs. Complete with thorough instructions for socks that range from fashionable to traditional, this guide is not only inspirational but also a comprehensive survey of contemporary trends in sock knitting. Extensive charts and diagrams, illustrated explanations, and detailed photographs all round out this how-to for everything socks.
About the Author
Elaine Rowley is the editor of XRX Books and the author of Babies & Toddlers: A Knitters Dozen, Bags, The Knitters Handbook, and Socks Socks Socks. Alexis Xenakis is the publisher of Knitter's Magazine and XRX Books. His photography is featured in all of XRX books. They both live in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.