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 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. Socktopus is ideal for the aspiring knitter in search of the perfect sock. A comprehensive section on fiber and yarns will entice and delight yarn addicts; while newcomers to the world of bespoke socks will never look back. The projects also introduce techniques that will allow knitters to adapt and create their own designs.
Everything to knit really cool socks. If you love knitting socks or want to learn how, you’ll love Socktopus – it’s packed with inspiring designs, how-to instruction, creative patterns, and expert tips. Knitting socks has never been so easy or so much fun!
17 patterns from a top designer. Written by the renowned designer Alice Yu of the UK, it features 17 of her amazing patterns, each sized in small, medium, and large. And no more worries about getting the right fit. Just follow her simple directions for shaping toes, turning heels, sizing a sole, and fitting for a high arch for a custom fit.
Love yarns? You’re in for a treat. Because so does Alice. She devotes a complete section to exploring the subject, acquainting you with wonderful yarns and fibers – in all their infinite variety. Another way this book gets your creative juice flowing.
Intriguing possibilities. Socktopus will inspire you with ideas for creating your own one-of-a-kind socks so you can dive into knitting socks feet first! Softcover; 159 pages; The Taunton Press