Socktopus: 17 Pairs of Socks to Knit and Show Off

Socktopus: 17 Pairs of Socks to Knit and Show Off

by Alice Yu
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Socktopus: 17 Pairs of Socks to Knit and Show Off by Alice Yu

Everything to knit really cool socks. If you love knitting socks or want to learn how, you’ll love Socktopus – it’s packed with inspiring designs, how-to instruction, creative patterns, and expert tips. Knitting socks has never been so easy or so much fun!

17 patterns from a top designer. Written by the renowned designer Alice Yu of the UK, it features 17 of her amazing patterns, each sized in small, medium, and large. And no more worries about getting the right fit. Just follow her simple directions for shaping toes, turning heels, sizing a sole, and fitting for a high arch for a custom fit.

Love yarns? You’re in for a treat. Because so does Alice. She devotes a complete section to exploring the subject, acquainting you with wonderful yarns and fibers – in all their infinite variety. Another way this book gets your creative juice flowing.

Intriguing possibilities. Socktopus will inspire you with ideas for creating your own one-of-a-kind socks so you can dive into knitting socks feet first!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781600854101
Publisher: Taunton Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/25/2011
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 382,320
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

ALICE YU is a renowned sock designer and Canadian expat. Socktopus started out as a sock club and hand-painted yarn shop, but has now grown into Socktopus sock yarns and the Knit Love sock club as well as one half of Knit Nation, London's summer knitting and spinning exhibition. Alice originally practiced as a lawyer in the City of London and has lived in London for 12 years.

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Socktopus: 17 Pairs of Socks to Knit and Show Off 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
GBNJ More than 1 year ago
This book is filled with great information for a first time and seasoned sock knitters.The socks are beautiful! I'm sure you'll be tempted to knit several pairs.
puzzled11 More than 1 year ago
Well written patterns, very appealing. Excellent basic information. Have a pair already on the needles. Add this one to your library!