Toe-Up Socks for Every Body: Adventurous Lace, Cables, and Colorwork from Wendy Knits

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Potter Craft, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 144 pages
Acclaimed knitter, author, designer, and teacher Wendy D. Johnson is back with the perfect sequel to her hit book Socks from the Toe Up. In Toe-Up Socks for Every Body, Wendy shows knitters, whether they're knitting their first or hundred-and-first sock, how to use the toe-up technique to get the perfect fit. Not only that, she shows you that even seemingly complicated patterns are still knit just one row at a time. Go ahead! Turn your favorite knee socks into thigh-highs. Knit that special someone classic argyles. Put even the wiggliest of toes in their first pair of lacey anklets. With Wendy's help, there's nothing you can't try from the toes on up.
These 21 patterns cover everything from basics like materials and tools, to delicate lace, intricate cables, and fancy colorwork. Use these techniques and patterns to create beautiful socks for yourself and everybody in your life--friends and family, young and old. With the lovely photographs, helpful illustrations for cast-on, toe, heel, and bind-off options, and all-around expert advice in Toe-Up Socks for Every Body, you'll be a well-heeled and warm-hearted toe-up knitter.

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User Review  - SenoraG163 - LibraryThing

I loved the authors first book, Socks from the Top Up so much that I bought it for keeps. When I saw this one I quickly borrowed from the library to give it a try. I am sad to say I was not impressed ... Read full review

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User Review  - singsastarrynight - LibraryThing

Wendy D. Johnson designs beautiful socks, and to the joy of Kitchener-stitch-avoidance knitters everywhere, every pattern in this book is knit toe-up. Her lace and cable designs are very good, and I ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

WENDY D. JOHNSON is the renowned knitter behind and the author of Wendy Knits and Socks from the Toe Up. In addition, her work has been featured in many major knitting magazines. She lives in Alexandria, Virginia.

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