Magnificent Mittens & Socks: The Beauty of Warm Hands and Feet

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The new, revised edition of Magnificent Mittens & Socks includes directions for working socks. Anna's toe-up, free-sole sock design works with all those beautiful color patterns: stranded patterning on the top of the foot and a reinforced sole. This practical approach avoids the inelasticity of most stranded, color-patterned socks and solves the problem of too much work for too little wear. Now your socks can be as magnificent as your mittens!

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Overview

The new, revised edition of Magnificent Mittens & Socks includes directions for working socks. Anna's toe-up, free-sole sock design works with all those beautiful color patterns: stranded patterning on the top of the foot and a reinforced sole. This practical approach avoids the inelasticity of most stranded, color-patterned socks and solves the problem of too much work for too little wear. Now your socks can be as magnificent as your mittens!

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Editorial Reviews

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"Magnificent, indeed. Largess to knitters from an extraordinarily talented team; concisely written and edited text; splendid photographs; and scores of mittens of sheer exuberance—in both design and color."  —Meg Swansen, Schoolhouse Press

"Brings to life Anna's love of color and pattern. This collection offers interesting techniques, from the mittens' unique beginnings to their decorative finishings."  —Nancy Bush, author, Folk Socks 

"Anna Zilboorg has reinvented the mitten and given us clear instructions to knit a bundle of beautiful, warm mittens. I can't wait to try knitting a pair of tip-first mittens."  —Robin Hansen, author, Fox & Geese & Fences

"Anna Zilboorg is a modern master . . . her love of ethnic and antique textiles combined with a natural ability to use color faultlessly creates and outstanding collection of mittens. Fanciful shaped cuffs inspire the knitter . . . This is a book to keep in your library forever."  —Kristen Nicholas, author, Kristen Knits

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781933064161
  • Publisher: Xrx Books
  • Publication date: 12/1/2009
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Anna Zilboorg is a knitter, a dyer, a designer, and the author of 45 Fine & Fanciful Hats to Knit and Fancy Feet. She lives in Meadows of Dan, Virginia. Alexis Xenakis is the publisher of XRX Books and resides in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

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  • Posted March 20, 2010

    Magnificent sums it up!

    Anna has brought to us a beautiful book, containing many glorious samples and examples of items that inspire my creativity. Too soon to have knit anything yet, I'm thinking socks using chart 5-5 and mittens with 4-15 with variations from multiple different cuffs!

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