Sensational Knitted Socks

by Charlene Schurch

Paperback, 2005






Readers learn how to create oodles of original socks with ten basic sock designs and loads of stitch patterns to make it easy. Full color.


Martingale and Company (2005), Edition: First Edition, 96 pages

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LibraryThing member tangential1
I was a little lukewarm about this book on first reading, but I've tried out a few of the patterns and it's decidedly a really good resource. My favorite thing about it is it opens up sock knitting as the pallet it really is. It's extremely easy to play with texture or color work in a sock format
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and Ms. Schurch really emphasizes that.
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LibraryThing member kkluttz
This is a great book with tons of patterns. It's the book I *finally* learned to knit socks from, after many false starts with other "beginner" patterns. That said, it's probably not the easiest book for an absolute beginner, and it's probably most appealing to someone like me who LOVES lists and
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dictionaries and "systematic" tour-de-force-y things.

My one complaint is that I believe the author doesn't figure negative ease into her sizes (so socks will fit snugly). I am still trying to figure out how to get these socks to fit just as I want. But it's a very useful book overall.
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LibraryThing member bookgrump
Don't expect to learn to knit from this book, because you won't. There are no step-by-step diagrams for each kind of sock. What it does give you is an awesome reference for knitting lots of different socks using a number of different toe, heel, and cuff techniques. An essential reference book if
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you are going to knit socks.
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LibraryThing member michellew
Excellent book for a sock knitter who has knit a pair or two and understands conceptually how socks are constructed. Perfect for the sock knitter who wishes to be freed from conventional patterns.
LibraryThing member Wanderlust_Lost
This book is such a great book for sock knitting! It starts with measurements, technique notes, sizing notes, everything you need to custom make socks for you and your loved ones! Charlene takes out all the guess work. But it's good for beginners AND experienced knitters because for those who know
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all there is to know about the basics of sock construction it's a terrific pattern source book. She gives so many different stitch patterns and charts to add to socks and make them your own.
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LibraryThing member MarlaF
Great beginning book for sock knitting on either dpns or 2 circ needles.
LibraryThing member ksmac
Useful explanation of traditional leg-down sock patterns and conventional heels and toes; extremely useful collection of appropriate stitch variations
LibraryThing member Geekstress
Fantastic book. First book that finally helped me learn how to knit a sock. Very well written and easy to understand. It is like the author is talking to you. I highly recommend this book.

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