The Sock Knitter's Handbook: Expert Advice, Tips, and Tricks

The Sock Knitter's Handbook: Expert Advice, Tips, and Tricks

by Charlene Schurch, Beth Parrott


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781604684254
Publisher: Martingale & Company
Publication date: 09/17/2013
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 279,635
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About 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.

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

Sock Architecture 8

Materials 12

Gauge 16

Sock Construction 18

Knitting Techniques 30

Tips and Hints 92

Stitch Dictionary 105

Abbreviations and Glossary 121

Stitches and Repeats Chart 122

Foot Measurements and Shoe Sizes 123

About the Authors 126

Index 127

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