Favorite Socks

Favorite Socks : 25 Timeless Designs from Interweave

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Why do knitters love socks? Socks are portable, useful, fairly quick to knit, and universally wearable. In Favorite Socks, Interweave offers 25 beautiful and timeless sock patterns for every occasion in a range of techniques, traditions, and designs. Many of these patterns have become unavailable as original issues of Interweave Knits went out-of-print, now they are handily bound together in this inspired collection. The adventurous knitter will find a classic, varied compilation of socks from renowned sock designers including Nancy Bush, Evelyn Clark, Priscilla Gibson-Roberts, and more. Patterns have comprehensive instructions for the various techniques used. Highlights include a tutorial for knitting socks on two circular needles and instructions for making resoleable socks. You'll even find 6 brand-new "classics" for those avid knitters who may have every issue of Knits since 1996. It's all here: the traditional cuff-down, toe-up, heel and instep knitted separately; ribs, cables, lace, color patterns; delicate and elegant socks, sturdy and functional socks; socks for men and women, every season, every foot - and any knitter.

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Product details

  • Hardback | 128 pages
  • 193.04 x 236.22 x 20.32mm | 476.27g
  • Interweave Press Inc
  • Loveland, CO, United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 1596680326
  • 9781596680326
  • 20,655

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"Budd and Merrow's book will appeal to this [sock knitting] fan base and may even convince reluctant knitters to take up the sport." - "Library Journal""I love sock books that have a covered spiral binding so I can lay the book out flat while I am knitting." - All Info About Knitting.com"The publishers that started the whole sock phenom have put out a greatest sock hits book...presented in a fantastic package." - Knitty.com"Good patterns. Classic. Timeless." - Cast-on.com"Tired of trying to remember what issue that sock pattern was in? This collection solves that problem." - "The News & Observer""Those double points will be flying. Each succeeding sock tickles your must-knit list." - "Yarn Market News""Five out of five stars! I really like this new sock book." - "Knitting News""These are patterns sock knitters will be using repeatedly, mixing and matching the techniques as their confidence and ability grows." - Monsters and Critics.com

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About Ann Budd

Ann Budd is the best-selling author of The Knitter's Handy Book of Patterns and The Knitter's Handy Book of Sweater Patterns. She is also the author of Getting Started Knitting Socks, Interweave Presents Knitted Gifts, Knitting Green, and Simple Style, and coauthor of Bag Style, Color Style, Lace Style, and Wrap Style. She is a book editor and the former senior editor of Interweave Knits. She lives in Boulder, Colorado. Anne Merrow is a longtime editor at Interweave as well as the coeditor of the best-selling Favorite Socks: 25 Timeless Designs from Interweave and editor of the yarn and specialty fiber eMags for Interweave.

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