Break out your knitting needles as you won’t be able to resist the fantastic sock patterns in Toe-Up Socks for Every Body by Wendy D. Johnson of Wendy Knits fame. The 21 patterns in the book cover everything for sock knitting including the basics from cast-on, toe, heel, and bind-off options. You’ll also learn how to knit up your own socks with intricate lace, cables, and beautiful colorwork. Plus these projects in the book perfectly portable for your daily commute or an afternoon on the beach. And can I say these patterns are super stylish? I now understand how sock knitting is so addictive since they are quick projects that you can take virtually anywhere. Knit up socks for all your family and friends this season because the patterns in this book span from child to adult!
Tiptoe Through the Tulips Socks and Sneaky Argyle Socks
Check out more projects from the book, the free pattern, and enter the giveaway after the jump!
Fair Isle Socks and Critter Socks
Sanquhar Socks and Bob and Weave Socks
As a special treat, we’ve got a pattern excerpt from the book! Knit up a pair of these beautiful bouquet socks featuring a lace pattern. Charts of the pattern are also included.
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Book Giveaway Time!
Three lucky CRAFT readers will each receive a copy of the book, Toe Up Socks for Every Body. Just tell us why you would like this book in the comments. All comments will be closed by Noon PST on Friday, April 23, 2010. The lucky winners will be announced later on the site. Good luck!