How to Knit Socks That Fit by Donna Druchunas
Techniques for Toe-Up and Cuff-Down Styles. A Storey BASICS® Title

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Whether you're working socks from the toe up or from the cuff down, designer Donna Druchunas's complete, step-by-step instructions make sock knitting easy, enjoyable, and successful. You'll learn several different approaches for getting started, and you'll also discover how to shape comfortable toes, create heels that fit, and ensure stretchy cuffs that can be counted on to keep your socks up. Druchunas's useful tips and tricks include working confidently with double-pointed needles, knitting socks on one or two circular needles, and even knitting two socks at the same time. Once you’ve mastered these basic techniques, you can adapt them to create your own custom sock designs.
 

About Donna Druchunas

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Donna Druchunas escaped a corporate cubicle to honor her passions for knitting, world travel, research, and writing. She is the author of five previous knitting books, including Kitty Knits: Project for Cats and Their People, and contributor to many others, such as Skein for Skein: 16 Knitted Projects. She lives at the foot of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado with her husband, mother, and three cats Check out her website at www.sheeptoshawl.com.Dorothy Reade was a knitting adventurer who traveled the world to study antiquities, examine the contents of tombs, and explore museum archives in search of textile treasures. She designed many of her own lace pattern stitches and contributed several to Barbara Walker's pattern books. Reade's contributions include pioneering a way to convert complex stitch patterns from error-prone text into clear, readable charts.
 
Published November 3, 2015 by Storey Publishing, LLC. 129 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction
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