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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Sock Knitting

Laura Chau

ISBN: 978-0-470-27896-3 September 2008 224 Pages


Socks are portable, fun to knit, and quick to complete—and they make great gifts. This step-by-step guide walks you through all the techniques used to knit beautiful socks—from buying yarn to working on double-pointed needles, from turning a heel to grafting a toe. It covers knitting socks top-down, toe-up, and flat, explains how to create various heels and toes, and gives you a dozen original patterns for everything from baby booties to knee socks. Whether you're new to knitting or just new to socks, you'll learn the skills needed for a lifetime of creative sock knitting.

Sock Yarn and Other Materials.

Knitting Techniques.

Get Started.

Top-Down Socks.

Flat Socks.

Toe-Up Socks.

More Sock Patterns.

Troubleshooting: Fixing Mistakes.

Care for Your Socks.


Sizing Chart and Yarn Requirements.

Where to Get Supplies.


View the errata for pages 82-142
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