Sensational Knitted Socks

Sensational Knitted Socks

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This is the only book on sock knitting you'll ever need! Choose virtually any yarn, gauge, stitch pattern, and size you like-with nearly 1,000 variations, the possibilities for knitting fashionable to funky socks will last a lifetime.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 216 x 292 x 8.13mm | 426.38g
  • Woodinville, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, color
  • 1564775704
  • 9781564775702
  • 73,705

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Jan 07

...laid out well and gives the option for four or five dpns as well as two circulars. It also gives a lots of pattern options. The downside of this book is that there are a lot of corrections. * Yarn Market News * Summer 2007

Knitwear designer Charlene Schurch has welcomed many a sock knitter into the fold with her masterful little Sensational Knitted Socks. In few that 100 pages, she shows how to knit socks on four or five double-pointed needles or two circular needles, from the top down and the toe up. The pattern section is organized by the type of stitch pattern: four-stitch ribbing patterns; five-, six-, eight-, and twelve-stitch pattern repeats; cabled patterns; chevron patterns (for self-striping yarns); Fair Isle patterns; four-stitch reticulated patterns; and mosaic patterns. She begins each section with a basic sock structure then lets you choose the specific stitch pattern (from an illustrated list). In all, I counted sixty-eight possible sock patterns, not to mention many techniques, extensive sizing charts, and tips on measuring, adjusting, and customizing. * Interweave Knits *
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About Charlene Schurch

A lifelong knitter, Charlene Schurch is the author of four books and has worked as a knitting, spinning, and dyeing instructor for ten years. Her work has been featured in Knitter's Magazine, Interweave Knits, and Piecework.
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913 ratings
4.16 out of 5 stars
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4 36% (329)
3 18% (160)
2 3% (31)
1 1% (6)
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