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Sock Architecture by Lara Neel is perfect for
both experienced and novice sock knitters. This thorough, imaginative collection
of sock shapes and patterns gives you the tools to construct an astounding
variety of custom socks.
All heels and toes are carefully explained and clearly
photographed, and you can plug in your own numbers to work at the exact size and
gauge you want.
If you’d rather just pick up the needles and start knitting,
Sock Architecture also includes 17 fully designed patterns. Most span five
sizes, from women’s extra small through men’s large. And most of the patterns
offer guidelines for an adjustable size so you can choose your own gauge, size,
or both. Make socks that are as unique as you are!
Lara demystifies popular sock-knitting techniques and gives
you tips and tricks that could only have come from the mind behind the
Math4Knitters blog and podcast. Terrified of grafting? Love afterthought heels
but hate retrieving those tiny left-on-hold stitches? Adore the look and fit of
your usual top-down heel, but hate picking up gusset stitches and dealing with
that weird little hole at the top of the heel flap? Lara gives you all the tools
and methods you need to address these issues and build your own great socks.
17 top-down toes…
68 top-down heels…
17 toe-up toes…
26 toe-up heels…
At a minimum, before adding any variations in stitch pattern
or color, a knitter could make 1,156 unique socks from the top down and 442
unique socks from the toe up using this book. A knitter who could turn out one
sock every day could spend at least eight years knitting all the possibilities.