Getting Started Knitting Socks

Author: Ann Budd
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1620331888
Size: 73.33 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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From cast-on stitches to binding off, this handbook details the simple steps needed to turn seemingly complicated sock knitting projects into easy and enjoyable activities. Helpful photographs and instructional drawings ensure that even inexperienced knitters will be able to produce high-quality socks and handle more complicated techniques, such as the Kitchener stitch at the toe. Using instructions for five different sizes--from child through adult large--at five different gauges, knitters can produce styles ranging from delicate dress socks to thick and furry slipper socks. More adventurous knitters can add variety and flair by following one of 16 unique designs or trying one of the dozens of rib, cable, and lace patterns provided. With plenty of tips and a handy stitch dictionary, this guide unleashes the creativity and fun of sock knitting.


Author: Ida Tomshinsky
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1477160515
Size: 76.88 MB
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New Directions In Sock Knitting

Author: Ann Budd
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1620339455
Size: 40.12 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Take a step in a new direction! Go beyond top-down or toe-up construction in New Directions in Sock Knitting. In the eighteen designs curated by knitting super star Ann Budd, you'll be treated to projects that range from traditional sock patterns to more challenging and innovative sock constructions. The socks in this collection use a variety of knitting techniques including double knitting, intarsia in the round, short-row shaping, mirrored color and texture patterns, and multi-directional knitting in both traditional and innovative ways. These techniques will have you casting on and knitting your socks from unexpected places--starting at the heel or sole or even from side to side! The instructions are all written in step-by-step detail that will ensure success, no matter which design you choose to knit. Original, innovative, and unique, it's New Directions in Sock Knitting!

Knitting Socks With Handpainted Yarn

Author: Carol Sulcoski
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1620332671
Size: 66.94 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Providing technical guidance as well as fun, creative patterns, this resource tackles handpainted yarns, identifying the many challenges--and many opportunities--they provide for knitting socks. Focusing on how to make the most of these much-loved yarns, it explains how to design projects with hand-dyed material versus other types of yarns, how to avoid the pitfalls of pooling and splotching, and how to combine multicolored hand paints with other types of yarns. Fresh, modern sock patterns from a variety of contributors illustrate their successful techniques, showing that with creativity and a little technical know-how, knitters can fully take advantage of these beautiful, yet sometimes tricky, yarns.

Bag Style

Author: Pam Allen
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1620332213
Size: 64.98 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Featuring 22 innovative patterns for all skill levels, this book includes projects from 20 top knitwear designers, including Veronik Avery, Norah Gaughan, Mags Kandis, and Kristin Nicholas. From a zenith carpet bag to a felted messenger bag to a delicate purse with handles made of bracelets, each project features gorgeous photographs and step-by-step instructions, and all techniques are explained in easy-to-understand detail. Whether an avid bag knitter or creating one for the first time, this book has all the inspiration, technique, and details crafters need.

Knitter S Handy Book Of Top Down Sweaters

Author: Ann Budd
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 1596684836
Size: 65.17 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Fiber and yarn enthusiasts nationwide will celebrate Ann Budd's latest addition to The Knitter's Handy Book series. Answering to a growing interest in knitting sweaters from the top down and knitting seamless sweaters that require little finishing, this handy book offers instructions for knitting five basic sweater types: circular yoke, raglan, modified-drop shoulder, set-in sleeve, and saddle shoulder. Patterns are offered in multiple sizes and yarn gauges and for a broad age group. Following the basics for each of the five sweater types are three diverse patterns from top designers that illustrate some of the many ways that instructions can be used as springboards for creative expression, including color, texture, and shaping variations. Also included for intermediate to advanced knitters are personal design touches, detailed charts, clear instruction, and quick tips to expand knitting possibilities and maintain creative originality. A key reference for knitters of all skill levels, this is the new essential knitting resource on your bookshelf.

Teach Yourself Visually Sock Knitting

Author: Laura Chau
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118153189
Size: 16.22 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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.

Learn To Knit Socks

Author: Company's Coming Publishing Limited
Publisher: Companys Coming Pub Limited
ISBN: 9781897477359
Size: 76.10 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Learn to Knit Socks will help you become a skilled sock knitter in no time This 128-page book includes a detailed how-to section on all the basics of sock-knitting that will make your experience both successful and enjoyable. It features an assortment of designs for the whole family, to keep everyone s toes warm and comfy. You ll be amazed at the variety of socks you can create with just knitting needles and yarn "


Author: Anne Akers Johnson
ISBN: 9781570548611
Size: 37.92 MB
Format: PDF
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Simple, clear illustrations, colorful photography, and klutz-proof instructions give the reader the know-how for creating six knitting projects, and comes packaged with needles, buttons, and yarn to get you started. Original.

Loom Knitting Socks

Author: Isela Phelps
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0312589980
Size: 77.81 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Reveals everything you need to know to loom knit socks. There are 50 projects for no-needle knitting---from colorful baby booties to beaded sophisticated numbers. All the basics are covered in the comprehensive illustrated introductory chapter, so anyone, even a beginning loomer, is able to follow along.