The Sock Knitter's Handbook: Expert Advice, Tips, and Tricks [NOOK Book]

Overview

Love knitting socks but sometimes hit a snag? Carry this handy answer book in your knitting bag! Well-known experts Charlene Schurch and Beth Parrott demystify all aspects of sock knitting.
Find clear instructions for both toe-up and cuff-down sock knitting Learn multiple techniques for knitting: casting on and binding off, working heels and toes, making size adjustments, and more Browse a stitch dictionary of favorite texture patterns; find ...
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The Sock Knitter's Handbook: Expert Advice, Tips, and Tricks

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Overview

Love knitting socks but sometimes hit a snag? Carry this handy answer book in your knitting bag! Well-known experts Charlene Schurch and Beth Parrott demystify all aspects of sock knitting.
Find clear instructions for both toe-up and cuff-down sock knitting Learn multiple techniques for knitting: casting on and binding off, working heels and toes, making size adjustments, and more Browse a stitch dictionary of favorite texture patterns; find options for creating your own unique socks
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781604683295
  • Publisher: Martingale & Company
  • Publication date: 3/20/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 367,252
  • File size: 7 MB

Meet the Author

Charlene Schurch is the author of a growing number of knitting books and numerous magazine articles about knitting and spinning. Her articles have appeared in Vogue Knitting, Knitters, Interweave Knits, Piecework, and SpinOff. She divides her time between Connecticut and Florida.

Although Beth Parrott has been knitting for more than 60 years, until recently she designed socks and other garments only for family and for charity projects. She loves to teach and is an avid collector of tricks-of-the-trade and tidbits of information that make knitting easier. She works, plays, knits, and teaches in Charleston, South Carolina.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 12, 2012

     I have been knitting socks for several years and I have several

     I have been knitting socks for several years and I have several sock related books. I purchased this book because I thought it would be a handy reference book that I can take along with me.  However, I am quite disappointed in this book. The directions are poorly written. The directions bounce back and forth between written for 2 circular needles /magic loop and double pointed needles (dpns) without telling the reader. Overall, I found the instructions to be poor;y written and confusing. I consulted a couple of sock books in my library and compared like-minded techniques, i.e. construction of a toe-up heel with gusset and found the instructions to be more clear and thorough. In my opinion, do not purchase this book. I have recommend The Knitter's Book of Socks by Clara Parkes.

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  • Posted July 21, 2012

    Highly recommend

    This is a great reference book.

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