Learn sock knitting and embark on a craft journey that will last a lifetime. Donna teaches the basics, but even experienced sock knitters will pick up lots of tips and tricks, from the figure 8 cast-on and afterthought heel to the stretchy bind-off, lace chart reading and stranded colorwork.
Think you know all there is to know about traditional sock knitting? Think again. You'll learn how to create unique sock designs by combining stitch patterns, luxury yarns and different heel, toe and leg shaping options. Donna shows how to use double-pointed needles, two circulars or the magic loop.
Say goodbye forever to the Kitchener stitch and embrace toe-up knitting, an ancient technique that's quickly gaining new fans. Donna shows you how to create your own sock design by combining different heels and toes with beautiful stitch patterns. Three bonus sock patterns are included.