The Knitter's Book of Socks
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The Knitter's Book of Socks : The Yarn Lover's Ultimate Guide to Creating Socks That Fit Well, Feel Great, and Last a Lifetime

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This title suitable for knitters who want to understand the ins and outs of sock knitting "from the yarn up" and create a perfect pair of socks every time. Socks are a perennially hot topic in the knitting world and in this, the third book of her popular "The Knitter's Book of..." series, bestselling author Clara Parke's shows knitters how to create the perfect pair of socks, with a collection of 20 fresh, original patterns from today's sock-design visionaries.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 208 pages
  • 193.04 x 231.14 x 25.4mm | 476.27g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Potter Craft
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • full colour throughout, includes illustrations, includes photographs
  • 0307586804
  • 9780307586803
  • 15,386

Review quote

InThe Knitter s Book of WoolandThe Knitter s Book of Yarn, Parkes educates knitters on the ins and outs of fiber and makes minutiae interesting. Here, she describes the qualities that make yarn suitable for sock knitting, explores the different types of fibers that can be used in sock yarn, and analyzes stitches and stitch patterns commonly used in sock knitting. There s also a beautifully curated selection of sock patterns, including new designs by some of the biggest names in the field. Though the instructions are clear, the majority of the patterns are best suited for those with sock-knitting experience. An essential addition. -Library Journal"show more

About Clara Parkes

Clara Parkes left her career in San Francisco's booming high-tech industry to pursue her love of knitting. She realised a way to bring her love of knitting and her skills together as a business: deconstructing yarns to give people actionable information that would help them make smarter decisions and enjoy knitting that much more. The bestselling author of The Knitter's Book of Yarn (9780307352163) and The Knitter's Book of Wool, Clara is also the publisher of the top-ten knitting website KnittersReview.com, a frequent contributor to the online magazine TwistCollective.com and a contributing editor at Interweave Knits and Knitscene.show more
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