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Getting Started Knitting Socks - (electronic bk.)

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Summary
From cast-on stitches to binding off, this handbook details the simple steps needed to turn seemingly complicated sock knitting projects into easy and enjoyable activities. Helpful photographs and instructional drawings ensure that even inexperienced knitters will be able to produce high-quality socks and handle more complicated techniques, such as the Kitchener stitch at the toe. Using instructions for five different sizes--from child through adult large--at five different gauges, knitters can produce styles ranging from delicate dress socks to thick and furry slipper socks. More adventurous kn
Table Of Contents
Acknowledgments; Contents; Introduction; 1 Materials; Yarn; Needles; Other Tools; 2 Sock Basics; Measuring Gauge; Ways to Knit Socks in Rounds; Casting On; Join for Working in the Round; Cuff; Leg; Heel Flap; Heel Turn; Gussets; Foot; Toe; Finishing; 3 Basic Sock Instructions; Choosing a Size; Basic Pattern for 8 Stitches/Inch; Basic Pattern for 7 Stitches/Inch; Basic Pattern for 6 Stitches/Inch; Basic Pattern for 5 Stitches/Inch; Basic Pattern for 4 Stitches/Inch; 4 Color and Texture the Easy Way; Wide Stripes Socks; Narrow Stripes Socks; Spiral Stripes Socks; Magic Stripes Socks
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
1 online resource (138 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781596688025

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