Overview

This book collects 25 fantastic patterns for socks inspired by knitting traditions from around the world. Patterns from top designers including Star Athena, Beth Brown-Reinsel, Candace Eisner Strick, Chrissy Gardiner, Janel Laidman and Anna Zilboorg are featured, along with an introduction from Nancy Bush, author of Folk Socks.

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Knitting Socks from Around the World

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Overview

This book collects 25 fantastic patterns for socks inspired by knitting traditions from around the world. Patterns from top designers including Star Athena, Beth Brown-Reinsel, Candace Eisner Strick, Chrissy Gardiner, Janel Laidman and Anna Zilboorg are featured, along with an introduction from Nancy Bush, author of Folk Socks.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781610602464
  • Publisher: Voyageur Press
  • Publication date: 7/30/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,193,644
  • File size: 66 MB
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Meet the Author

Editor Kari Cornell has been knitting and collecting vintage patterns for years. She lives in Minneapolis with her husband, two sons, and a beagle.

Jennifer Simonson is a photographer in Minneapolis, MN. Her photographs have appeared in Sew Retro, published by Voyageur Press, and the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

Sue Flanders has been designing knitwear for more than twenty years. Her patterns have appeared in many publications including Interweave Knits, Knitter's magazine, Cast-On, and two books by Melanie Falick, Knitting in America and Kids Knits. She lives in the Twin Cities area in Minnesota.

Janine Kosel is an accomplished knitter who has studied under greats like Alice Starmore, Meg Swansen, and Candice Eisner Strict. Janine works at Three Kitten's Yarn Shop in St. Paul and teaches knitting and tatting workshops at many Twin Cities area knitting and needlework shops.

Annie Modesitt taught herself to knit at age 25. Her work has appeared in Interweave Knits, Vogue Knitting, Knitters Magazine, Cast On, Family Circle Easy Knitting, McCalls Needlework, and several family-oriented magazines. Author of Confessions of a Knitting Heretic, Knitting Millinery, and editor of the 2006 Accord Crochet Pattern A Day Calendar and the collection of fiber essays, Cheaper Than Therapy, she has also contributed to many knitting books including Stich N' Bitch, Scarf Style, Wrap Style, the Vogue Knitting Book, Weekend Knitting, and Holiday Handknits, Twist & Loop, and Men Who Knit And The Dogs Who Love Them. Annie's the inventor of the astoundingly clever Flip Knit, a low tech, portable alternative to knitting videos.

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