Knitting socks starting at the toe allows the knitter to get a custom fit by trying on as she goes. It is also an essential technique for economizing as it allows the socks to be knit to the very last yard of yarn.
In this action-packed book filled with tips, tricks and versatile patterns from designer Chrissy Gardiner, you'll learn how to incorporate her favorite cast-ons, toes, heels and bind-offs into all your toe-up socks using a series of fill-in-the-blank worksheets. You'll also find 15 patterns for toe-up socks to fit a wide variety of sizes and knitting abilities.
Whether you're a beginning sock knitter or a seasoned expert, you'll find plenty of ways to keep your needles clicking and your feet warm in this indispensable book.
"A veritable toe-up masterclass complete with helpful worksheets, well-illustrated technique tutorials, and 15 fresh and varied patterns from someone who is truly passionate about socks."
-Clara Parkes, KnittersReview.com, author of The Knitter's Book of Yarn and The Knitter's Book of Wool
"Any knitter will succeed and thrive under Chrissy s tutelage in this comprehensive and impeccably organized course in toe-up socks, with its generous menu of heels, toes, custom worksheets, and stunning original designs."
- Cat Bordhi, author of New Pathways for Sock Knitters and Socks Soar on Two Circular Needles