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Sock knitting master class : innovative techniques + patterns from top designers

By: Budd, Ann, 1956-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Loveland, Colo. : Interweave, c2011Description: 183 p. : col. ill.; 23 cm. + 1 videodisc (DVD ; 4 3/4 in.).ISBN: 9781596683129.Subject(s): Knitting -- Patterns | Socks | CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Needlework / KnittingDDC classification: 746.43/2 Other classification: CRA015000
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: Introduction: What Makes a Good Sock Design -- Function and fit -- Aesthetics: relationship between parts -- Sock Design Basics -- Designing with Color -- Stripes, Slip-Stitch, Color Stranding, Intarsia, Entrelac -- Designing with Texture -- Cables, Lace, Traveling Stitches -- Sock Sizing -- Top-Down Socks -- Asymmetrical Cables (Cookie A) -- Sidebar: Cables -- Almondine Socks (Anne Hanson) -- Sidebar: Lace -- Technique: Top-Down Cast-Ons -- Rose Rib Socks (Evelyn A. Clark) -- Happy Go Lucky Boot Socks (Veronik Avery) -- Sidebar: Jogless Jog -- Sidebar: Slip-Stitch Patterns -- Knot Socks (Nancy Bush) -- Technique: Heel and Gusset Shaping -- Thigh-High Stripes (Deborah Newton) -- Sidebar: Stranded Colorwork -- Mock Cables (Ann Budd) -- Technique: Toe Shaping -- Bavarian Blooms (Priscilla Gibson-Roberts) -- Sidebar: Intarsia in the Round -- Slip-n-Slide Socks (Chrissy Gardiner) -- Technique: Top-Down Bind-Offs -- Traveling Stitch Stockings (Meg Swanson) -- Sidebar: Traveling Stitches -- Three-Color Socks (Nancy Bush) -- Toe-Up Socks -- Up-Down Entrelac Socks (Kathryn Alexander) -- Sidebar: Entrelac -- Terpander Socks (Melissa Morgan-Oakes) -- Technique: Toe-Up Cast-Ons -- Stealth Argyles (Eunny Jang) -- Sidebar: Shadow Knitting -- Pussy Willow Stockings (Cat Bordhi) -- Technique: Toe-Up Bind-Offs -- Toe-Up Travelers (Ann Budd) -- Half-Stranded Stockings (Anna Zilboorg) -- Pseudo Slouch Socks (Amy Singer) -- Glossary -- Contributors -- Sources for Supplies -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary: "Work from the ground up with knitwear design: create your own socks! Sock Knitting Master Class showcases methods for designing and knitting creative socks, featuring signature elements and techniques from 16 top designers. You'll learn what makes good sock design, and then dive into knitting 18 spectacular, brand-new patterns featuring the widest variety of techniques. With patterns divided into two sections by top-down and toe-up construction, Sock Knitting Master Class explores such techniques as cables, twisted stitches, lace, stranded colorwork, entrelac, shadow knitting, and intarsia worked in the round. Plus, you'll discover inventive ways to start and end socks, shape heels and toes, and knit the soles. Sock Knitting Master Class is an all-star assembly of the most inventive, exciting designers working in socks including Cookie A, Kathryn Alexander, Nancy Bush, Cat Bordhi, Priscilla Gibson-Roberts, Anne Hanson, Melissa Morgan-Oakes, Meg Swanson, Anna Zilboorg, and many more. And you'll also learn how each yarn contributes to the overall design from Clara Parkes"-- Provided by publisher.Summary: "Learn sock design from the masters while knitting 15+ spectacular, brand-new patterns featuring the widest variety of techniques"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 182) and index.

Machine generated contents note: Introduction: What Makes a Good Sock Design -- Function and fit -- Aesthetics: relationship between parts -- Sock Design Basics -- Designing with Color -- Stripes, Slip-Stitch, Color Stranding, Intarsia, Entrelac -- Designing with Texture -- Cables, Lace, Traveling Stitches -- Sock Sizing -- Top-Down Socks -- Asymmetrical Cables (Cookie A) -- Sidebar: Cables -- Almondine Socks (Anne Hanson) -- Sidebar: Lace -- Technique: Top-Down Cast-Ons -- Rose Rib Socks (Evelyn A. Clark) -- Happy Go Lucky Boot Socks (Veronik Avery) -- Sidebar: Jogless Jog -- Sidebar: Slip-Stitch Patterns -- Knot Socks (Nancy Bush) -- Technique: Heel and Gusset Shaping -- Thigh-High Stripes (Deborah Newton) -- Sidebar: Stranded Colorwork -- Mock Cables (Ann Budd) -- Technique: Toe Shaping -- Bavarian Blooms (Priscilla Gibson-Roberts) -- Sidebar: Intarsia in the Round -- Slip-n-Slide Socks (Chrissy Gardiner) -- Technique: Top-Down Bind-Offs -- Traveling Stitch Stockings (Meg Swanson) -- Sidebar: Traveling Stitches -- Three-Color Socks (Nancy Bush) -- Toe-Up Socks -- Up-Down Entrelac Socks (Kathryn Alexander) -- Sidebar: Entrelac -- Terpander Socks (Melissa Morgan-Oakes) -- Technique: Toe-Up Cast-Ons -- Stealth Argyles (Eunny Jang) -- Sidebar: Shadow Knitting -- Pussy Willow Stockings (Cat Bordhi) -- Technique: Toe-Up Bind-Offs -- Toe-Up Travelers (Ann Budd) -- Half-Stranded Stockings (Anna Zilboorg) -- Pseudo Slouch Socks (Amy Singer) -- Glossary -- Contributors -- Sources for Supplies -- Bibliography -- Index.

"Work from the ground up with knitwear design: create your own socks! Sock Knitting Master Class showcases methods for designing and knitting creative socks, featuring signature elements and techniques from 16 top designers. You'll learn what makes good sock design, and then dive into knitting 18 spectacular, brand-new patterns featuring the widest variety of techniques. With patterns divided into two sections by top-down and toe-up construction, Sock Knitting Master Class explores such techniques as cables, twisted stitches, lace, stranded colorwork, entrelac, shadow knitting, and intarsia worked in the round. Plus, you'll discover inventive ways to start and end socks, shape heels and toes, and knit the soles. Sock Knitting Master Class is an all-star assembly of the most inventive, exciting designers working in socks including Cookie A, Kathryn Alexander, Nancy Bush, Cat Bordhi, Priscilla Gibson-Roberts, Anne Hanson, Melissa Morgan-Oakes, Meg Swanson, Anna Zilboorg, and many more. And you'll also learn how each yarn contributes to the overall design from Clara Parkes"-- Provided by publisher.

"Learn sock design from the masters while knitting 15+ spectacular, brand-new patterns featuring the widest variety of techniques"-- Provided by publisher.

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