Download Knitting The Perfect Pair: Secrets To Great Socks by Dorothy T. Ratigan PDF

By Dorothy T. Ratigan

Realize the enjoyment of socks! Knitting the fitting Pair leads you step by step via quite a few kinds, from hot and vintage to chill and stylish. Take a stroll at the wild aspect with fishnet stockings. Wrap your feet within the romance of lace-cuffed cable socks. deal with your ft to the last word convenience of comfortable thrummed residence socks, or costume them up in fancy reasonable Isle socks or socks with funky, textured stripes. You'll locate types healthy for each foot!

Knitting the suitable Pair includes:

12 styles starting from the conventional to the -fashion ahead, for girls and men.
Sizing suggestion and building information for socks that healthy like a glove.
every little thing you want to find out about yarn and needle choice, assorted cast-on and bind-off equipment, heel turning and toe shaping diversifications, simple stitches, expanding, lowering and grafting—plus care suggestions for hand-knitted socks.
a wide selection of development concepts and diversifications (ruffles, ribbing, tassels, articulated ft and more!) so that you can mix'n'match your option to fabulously unique footwear.

No want for chilly toes with the easy-to-follow, specified instructions inside of, even newbies can prove effects that may knock your store-bought socks off!

Show description

Read Online or Download Knitting The Perfect Pair: Secrets To Great Socks PDF

Best knitting books

Just Like Me Knits: Matching Patterns for Kids and Their Favorite Dolls

Candy Little Knits for children and Their Dolls

Little ones like to costume similar to their favourite dolls or filled animals. in precisely Like Me Knits, Brandy Fortune exhibits you the way to create nineteen glossy tasks for kids, with nineteen matching initiatives for 15-to-18-inch toy figures, excellent for Bamboletta and different renowned dolls. Knit daily favorites reminiscent of a striped raglan sweater for an adventurous boy to run round in; fancy dress-up outfits, together with a princess ballerina wrap; and components just like the impossible to resist lace socks that may be made to slot mother, baby, or doll.
As the mother or father of 2 younger, vigorous women and cofounder of the preferred children’s journal Petit Purls, Brandy Fortune is a pragmatic knitter. She retains the tasks during this publication basic and speedy, making them obtainable for busy newcomers but attention-grabbing sufficient for more matured knitters. You’ll locate every thing you want to commence knitting instantaneously, including:

• sizing, measuring, and customization support for developing children’s clothes
• nineteen easy-to-follow styles for clothes and components for ladies and boys age three via 10
• a quick advisor to hand-sewing uncomplicated doll outfits, with 5 unique styles to create whole clothes for any doll or toy
• a brief primer on knitting strategies and assets

The simply factor which may make a handknit garment for a kid much more certain is an identical one for their huggable buddy. You’ll love making those lovable initiatives for the kids on your lifestyles, and they’ll like to aid select what they and their favourite dolls will put on.

A Second Treasury of Knitting Patterns

Booklet through Walker, Barbara G.

Haiku Knits: 25 Serenely Beautiful Patterns Inspired by Japanese Design

Haiku, the smooth and evocative kind of eastern poetry, celebrates nature in all its refined and unobtrusive attractiveness. In Haiku Knits, this appreciation for understated, direct attractiveness is expressed within the texture of a felted skirt, the rhythm of a sequence of twisted cables, or the informal splendor of an uneven sweater.

Fashionable Projects for the New Knitter

Who says a knitting undertaking needs to be complex to seem stylish? easy may be fashionable, too—and somebody who can do a easy “knit and purl” could make those stylish goods conveniently in any respect. The trick: utilizing caliber yarns in appealing shades and textures. the implications will glance marvelous…and not anyone want comprehend that your clothier shawl used a simple free sew and took quite a few hours to create!

Extra info for Knitting The Perfect Pair: Secrets To Great Socks

Sample text

Sometimes, the instructions follow the format of “rep from * until” or “rep from *, This knitting shorthand, this knit-speak, can definitely be a hurdle to understanding patterns. Not every pattern writer or publisher uses the same knit-speak, but here’s a guide to some of the more commonly used conventions. ” The until or ending with tells you the last repeat of the set will be slightly different. If you don’t see any special instructions, keep repeating from the * until you run out of stitches.

It’s also called Irish moss stitch, and you might even see it called “hailstones” in a traditional fishermen’s sweater. You alternate single knits and purls to make a flat, highly textured, dense fabric that’s the same on both sides. Seed (moss) stitch is great for almost anything and can be used as an allover texture or in small sections. A welt in knitting is a raised stripe or band. A garter stitch welt is an easy way to make stripes with very little extra work, alternating a few rows of stockinette (stocking) stitch with a few rows of garter stitch.

6 (4mm/UK 8) straight or circular needles Row 3: Knit 1, purl 2, knit 3, purl 2; repeat that sequence; end with knit 1. Row 5: Knit 3, purl 1, knit 1, purl 1, knit 2; repeat that sequence; end with knit 1. Row 6: Purl across. Repeat Rows 1 through 6 twice more. Other Supplies Repeat Rows 1 through 5 once. Blunt yarn needle Bind (cast) off. Finishing Block your coaster, and weave in the ends. Accidental yarn over As you finish each row, count your stitches. One common problem when combining knits and purls is that the yarn goes over the right needle instead of between the two needles when you take it to the back Knit Purl or front.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.97 of 5 – based on 43 votes