Socktopus 17 pairs of socks to knit and show off

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Socktopus: The Knitters Guide to Designing Socks by Alice Yu

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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Alice Yu

Socktopus: 17 Pairs of Socks to Knit and Show Off

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. 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. London-based Yu's yarn shop, sock yarn line, and role as cofounder of the Knit Nation knitting exhibition are marvelous gifts to the international knitting community. In her first published collection of patterns, she explores the wit and whimsy of knitted socks, demonstrating a flair for matching color with design. A few of the patterns will be familiar to avid sock knitters, but many are brand new, and the designs range from simple to intricate. One of the nicest features is the step-by-step photographic guides to unusual or unexpected techniques, such as the Channel Island cast on and Kihnu Vits braid.

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If the people who attended the most recent Sock Summit www. Although, the first pattern is a basic one-color sock made entirely in stockinette stitch, the remaining 16 designs call for intermediate to advanced knitting skills. Samples are beautifully photographed, showing the intricate detail of each design. Top-down and toe -up charted designs are written for both double pointed and circular needles. The true joy of a hand knit sock is the combination of feel and fit and each of these patterns comes with clear measurement and sizing information. For the true sock addict, the pursuit of the next pattern to try is nearly as much fun as the actual knitting itself.

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  1. Socktopus: 17 Pairs of Socks to Knit and Show Off [Alice Yu] on harryandrewmiller.com * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Everything to knit really cool socks.

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