Until you’ve consumed all of the best Sock Knitting books, can you even claim to be a true fan?
- Sock Knitting Master Class: Innovative Techniques + Patterns from Top Designers (2011)
- The Big Book of Socks: The Ultimate Beyond-the-Basics Guide to Knitting Socks (2009)
- Custom Socks: Knit to Fit Your Feet (2015)
- Socks from the Toe Up: Essential Techniques and Patterns from Wendy Knits (2009)
- New Directions In Sock Knitting: 18 Innovative Designs Knitted From Every Which Way (2016)
- Sock Architecture (2014)
- Silk Road Socks: Socks Inspired by Oriental Rugs (2017)
- Footnotes: Sock Patterns Inspired By Words (2019)
- Knitting Socks For Beginners: Quick and Easy Way to Master Sock Knitting in 3 Days (2017)
- I Can’t Believe I’m Knitting Socks (Leisure Arts #4083) (2007)
- Colorful Knit Soxx: 26 Sock Patterns for Warm, Happy Feet (2019)
- Teach Yourself VISUALLY Sock Knitting (2008)
- Knitting Circles around Socks: Knit Two at a Time on Circular Needles (2007)
- How to Knit Socks: Three Methods Made Easy (2008)
Sock Knitting Master Class: Innovative Techniques + Patterns from Top Designers (2011)
Sock Knitting Master Class showcases methods for designing and knitting creative socks, featuring signature elements and techniques from 16 top designers.
The Big Book of Socks: The Ultimate Beyond-the-Basics Guide to Knitting Socks (2009)
Welcome to Kathleen Taylor’s latest knitting extravaganza – a sock party in a book! The author of the best-selling Knit One, Felt Too and I Heart Felt is back with everything you ever wanted to know about socks, with 75 patterns to prove it. The Big Book of Socks is chock full of Kathleen Taylor’s fun and fabulous designs for knitters of all ages and skill levels. There’s something for everyone from stripes to cables to lace to intarsia and Fair Isle.
Custom Socks: Knit to Fit Your Feet (2015)
Whether you knit them toe-up or top-down, getting just the right fit on hand knit socks can be a major challenge! In Custom Socks, Kate Atherley sets out to teach knitters of all levels the skills and tools they need to understand sock fit, and to knit a pair of socks that fit properly.
Socks from the Toe Up: Essential Techniques and Patterns from Wendy Knits (2009)
Discover a new approach to sock knitting with Wendy D. Johnson and Socks from the Toe Up. This approach, made famous by her popular blog WendyKnits.net, will turn even the most reluctant knitter into a toe-up nut. Knitting a sock from the toe up saves yarn and always gives a perfect fit. And? No grafting! Wendy provides all the how-tos, tips, and techniques you need, as well as the pros and cons behind all of the cast-on, toe, heel, and bind-off options, gleaned from her years of experience.
New Directions In Sock Knitting: 18 Innovative Designs Knitted From Every Which Way (2016)
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.
Sock Architecture (2014)
Sock Architecture is perfect for both experienced and novice sock knitters. This thorough, imaginative collection of sock shapes and patterns gives you the tools to construct an astounding variety of custom socks. All heels and toes are carefully explained and clearly photographed, and you can plug in your own numbers to work at the exact size and gauge you want. If you’d rather just pick up the needles and start knitting, Sock Architecture also includes 17 fully designed patterns.
Silk Road Socks: Socks Inspired by Oriental Rugs (2017)
Updated, expanded, and finally back in print, this delightful new edition of Silk Road Socks features sixteen intricate patterns inspired by oriental rugs.
Footnotes: Sock Patterns Inspired By Words (2019)
Footnotes is a book of eleven unique, cuff-down sock patterns inspired by a words. These patterns are clearly written, well-edited and test knit to ensure you have a relaxing, enjoyable experience while you knit your next favourite pair of socks! Each design includes instructions for multiple circumferences, and the foot length is customizable.
Knitting Socks For Beginners: Quick and Easy Way to Master Sock Knitting in 3 Days (2017)
Unsure where to start as you try to knit your first pair of socks? Discover an easy-to-follow system that will help you finish your first project in just three days.Are you a beginning knitter who’s confused about which stitches, needles, and yarns to use? Are you clueless when it comes to terms like “cast on” and “purl”? Author Emma Brown learned to knit sitting at her grandmother’s feet.
I Can’t Believe I’m Knitting Socks (Leisure Arts #4083) (2007)
Cozy, comfy, colorful socks–with this book, knitting them by the dozens is incredibly easy! Make them cabled or plain, striped or solid, ribbed, lacy, or laddered. Wear them with your favorite clogs, pair them with jeans or skirts, or let them replace your fussy old house shoes. You’ll fly through our helpful hints and photos to create an entire wardrobe of indispensable tootsie-warmers in three sizes for women.
Colorful Knit Soxx: 26 Sock Patterns for Warm, Happy Feet (2019)
Bright, colorful socks to knit!The 26 designs in this book will ramp your sock knitting from ho-hum to WOW! Each pair of socks is a masterpiece of luscious color, but the repeating patterns ensure that the knitting is still relaxing and easy to track. Divided into five color sections–bright, maritime, natural, pastel, and classic retro–there are patterns to please every taste.
Teach Yourself VISUALLY Sock Knitting (2008)
Socks are portable, fun to knit, and quick to completeand they make great gifts. This step-by-step guide walks you through all the techniques used to knit beautiful socksfrom 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.
Knitting Circles around Socks: Knit Two at a Time on Circular Needles (2007)
Why knit one sock and then start all over again to make a match? Instead, knit two socks at the same time on two circular needles! With this creative approach, you can slip a sock on each foot as soon as you bind off. #429,364 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #627 in Needlework (Books) #828 in Fashion (Books) #699 in Fashion Craft Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?
How to Knit Socks: Three Methods Made Easy (2008)
This book focuses on teaching knitters all three methods of knitting socks, using step-by-step photos and a series of helpful hints and tips. The basic designs are given in three sizes for children, women and men and are made with a popular self-striping yarn. Includes seven different sock designs. 48 pages, softcover.
Best Sock Knitting Books Reviewed & Ranked
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Charming Colorwork Socks: 25 Delightful Knitting Patterns for Colorful, Comfy Footwear
Author(s): Charlotte Stone
ID: 3613641, Publisher: Page Street Publishing, Year: 2022, Size: 121 Mb, Format: epub
The Sock Knitting Bible: Everything you need to know about how to knit socks
Author(s): Lynne Rowe
ID: 3198366, Publisher: David & Charles, Year: 2021, Size: 227 Mb, Format: epub
Knitting Socks For The Absolute Beginner
Author(s): Diane Barton
ID: 3400377, Publisher: Diane Barton, Year: 2021, Size: 1 Mb, Format: epub
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