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- ISBN: 9780470396582 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 9781118153185 (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: New York : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2011.
Electronic reproduction. New York Wiley 2008 Available via World Wide Web.
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Presents easy-to-follow instructions on knitting socks, including the basics of knitting, the different types of socks, and caring for the finished product.
Socks are portable, fun to knit, and quick to completeand they make great gifts. This step-by-step guide walks you through all the techniques used to knit beautiful socksfrom buying yarn to working on double-pointed needles, from turning a heel to grafting a toe. It covers knitting socks top-down, toe-up, and flat, explains how to create various heels and toes, and gives you a dozen original patterns for everything from baby booties to knee socks. Whether you're new to knitting or just new to socks, you'll learn the skills needed for a lifetime of creative sock knitting.