Socks From the Toe up

Socks From the Toe up

Essential Techniques and Patterns From Wendy Knits

Book - 2009
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Discover a new approach to sock knitting with Wendy D. Johnson and Socks from the Toe Up . This approach, made famous by her popular blog WendyKnits.net, will turn even the most reluctant knitter into a toe-up nut. Knitting a sock from the toe up saves yarn and always gives a perfect fit. And? No grafting! Wendy provides all the how-tos, tips, and techniques you need, as well as the pros and cons behind all of the cast-on, toe, heel, and bind-off options, gleaned from her years of experience.

With more than 20 fun and beautiful patterns, Socks from the Toe Up has a sock for every foot. Whether you like bold textures or hearts and flowers, delicate lace or Bavarian cables, you (and your feet) will be covered here. Even if you're casting on your first sock, or have been a top-down sock knitter for ages, you'll find patterns and projects here that'll keep your needles humming. Socks from the Toe Up is the hands-down best guide for toe-up socks.
Publisher: New York : Potter Craft, [2009], ©2009
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780307449443
0307449440
Branch Call Number: 746.432 Jo
Characteristics: 127 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm

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shelikes2read
Mar 14, 2011

Gorgeous photography of beautiful socks!! Most patterns are done in fingering weight yarn, so its not for the impatient knitter.

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Laura_Lee
Dec 26, 2009

An excellent book for sock knitters! Included are instructions for lovely patterned socks, but also three different plain socks to try out, with toe and heel variations. The instructions are excellently explained and the charts are very clear. Tips for knitting with dpns, 2 circs, and magic loop are also detailed. I loved this book so much I went out and bought it! If you want to try toe-up or (like me) are already a fan and would like to learn some new techniques, this book is fantastic.

Hmmm, I wonder if I used enough superlatives? :)

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