Wearing your own hand knitted socks or creating them for loved ones are such rewarding experiences! As anyone who has ever worn them can tell you, nothing is more comfortable than a pair of hand knitted socks. They are the best gifts you can give, and the nicest way to treat yourself to something very special. These 23 projects from Cynthia Guggemos include socks for adults and babies, leg warmers, slippers, and Christmas stockings with lots of room for gifts from Santa. Most projects include a generous range of sizes, and there is plenty of creativity here to keep you on your toes, with clear instructions that will help you put your best (soon to be sock-covered) foot forward! Sock knitting patterns include cables, lace, Fair Isle, and more.
Want to warm your loved ones right down to their toes? Hand-knitted socks are the most thoughtful of gifts, and are always welcome! Renowned designer and instructor Edie Eckman offers these 18 styles of sock knitting patterns for the family. Simple or fancy, they range from wee baby booties to roomy socks for men and toeless yoga socks. Techniques include lace, cables, slip stitch, and ribbing. The designs are standard cuff-down, French heel with gusset plus two toe-up designs that use primarily sock yarn along with a few heavier weight yarns. Thorough instructions include all the stitches and techniques you’ll need, including Edie’s helpful pattern stitch charts. And with the huge array of yarn colors available, your socks are sure to be the right fit for the lucky recipient!
Everyone loves hand-knitted socks! And now you can knit custom socks for everyone on your gift list—even if you’ve never knitted anything before! Fans of the adjustable KB Sock Loom will love this companion book, which provides a handy guide to the loom’s basic instructions plus 11 great sock knitting patterns for preemies to adults. It also includes handy tips on how to adjust the sizes to fit a larger or smaller foot. You’ll be an expert in no time! The designs feature mock cables, beaded cuffs, several rib patterns, stripes, garter blocks, a toeless pedicure sock, and spiral tube socks and a hat for preemies.
Cozy, comfy, colorful socks—with this book, knitting them by the dozens is incredibly easy! Make them cabled or plain, striped or solid, ribbed, lacy, or laddered. Wear them with your favorite clogs, pair them with jeans or skirts, or let them replace your fussy old house shoes. You’ll fly through our helpful hints and photos to create an entire wardrobe of indispensable tootsie-warmers in three sizes for women. Our Extras and General Instructions sections provide useful information on yarn options, different cast-on techniques, choices between double-pointed needles and circular needles, and different types of Heels and Toes. You’ll be thrilled right down to your (pampered) toes when you say, I can’t believe I’m knitting socks thanks to these sock knitting patterns!
I Can’t Believe I’m Crocheting Socks by Karen Ratto-Whooley teaches how to make comfortable, attractive socks for the family. Karen tells how to pick the right yarn, measure for a proper fit, and make two types of heels. The 9 patterns are sized for ankle circumferences from 5.5" to 13" and explain how to adjust the length of the foot and leg sections. With this handy guide, it won’t be long before you hear yourself say, “I can’t believe I’m crocheting socks!” Book includes 9 crochet patterns for light and super fine weight yarn include Basic Cuff-Down Socks, Basic Toe-Up Socks, Ankle Socks, Cabled Socks, Cobblestone Socks, Lace Socks, Ribbed Cuff Socks, Ripple Socks, and Tube Socks.