Want to make socks but don't like knitting in the round? Intimidated by double-pointed needles? Now you can knit them on the straight needles you’re comfortable with - and make cozy, good-looking socks using Alice Curtis' elegant technique for turning the necessary seam into an appealing design element. Step-by-step instructions and photographs introduce the stitches and explain how to make a beautiful seam. Twenty unique patterns feature a variety of yarn weights and motifs and include instructions for a range of sizes. Hardcover, 143 pages; Workman Publishing.