Socks a la Carte Colorwork: Pick and Choose Patterns To Knit Socks Your Way

Socks a la Carte Colorwork: Pick and Choose Patterns To Knit Socks Your Way

by Jonelle Raffino, Katherine Cade
     
 

Cheer up your socks with colors galore!

Socks a la CarteColorwork adds color into the design-your-own mix by introducing stranded, slipped-stitch and striped designs for your knitted socks. Join Jonelle Raffino and Katherine Cade as they guide you through a variety of colorwork techniques, from basic stripes and slipped-stitch

Overview

Cheer up your socks with colors galore!

Socks a la CarteColorwork adds color into the design-your-own mix by introducing stranded, slipped-stitch and striped designs for your knitted socks. Join Jonelle Raffino and Katherine Cade as they guide you through a variety of colorwork techniques, from basic stripes and slipped-stitch patterns to Fair Isle, miters and more. Mosaic tile patterns, purled and striped ridges and pirate skull borders are some of the fantastic designs you'll find—all of which can be mixed and matched using the flip pages!

Inside Socks a la Carte Colorwork, you'll find:

  • 20 cuff patterns, 20 body patterns, 7 heel patterns and 7 toe patterns. These patterns can be mixed and matched using the flip pages to create literally thousands of different socks.
  • Techniques and tips specifically geared for knitting colorwork socks. Learn how to manage your gauge, obtain the perfect fit, and keep the colorwork design from puckering.
  • A gallery of socks that will show you some of the many possible cuff, body and foot combinations.

Explore colorwork possibilities for socks with Socks a la Carte Colorwork!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440309236
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
08/31/2011
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Jonelle Raffino is the creative force behind SWTC, Inc., an internationally recognized yarn brand known for its earth-friendly collections. Raffino lectures on natural and earth-friendly fibers. She is a lifelong knitter, crocheter and designer. She is the author of Purls Forever and these titles from North Light Books: Socks a la Carte, Socks a la Carte 2 Toes Up! and Freeform Style. Her daily blog and company newsletters are read by thousands each month, garnering outstanding reviews from her growing list of readers. Jonelle lives in Tempe, AZ.

Katherine Cade was General Manager of SWTC, Inc. and is now the proud owner of her own yarn store, YARNZONE.com. Kat is an expert knitter and knitwear designer. She was responsible for all of the feet patterns in Socks a la Carte.

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