Sock Innovation: Knitting Techniques & Patterns for One-of-a-Kind Socks by Cookie Cookie A

Sock Innovation: Knitting Techniques & Patterns for One-of-a-Kind Socks

byCookie Cookie A

Paperback | April 1, 2009

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Unconventional, rule-breaking socks are part and parcel in this unique guide to sock knitting that includes 15 new sock patterns. The skills of the average sock knitter are increased through design exploration and advanced stitch manipulation, treating the sock as a knitted canvas where elements are strategically and intentionally placed. New designs of floral lace patterns, angular geometric shapes, and unusual cables are presented along with detailed instructions on modifications to suit needs and aesthetics. The incredible range of style and complexity in this guide runs from sweet and simple to delightfully imaginative.

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Cookie A. has designed patterns for Knitty, Vogue Knitting, Knit.1, Twist Collective, and the Blue Moon Fiber Arts Rockin' Sock Club. Her pattern line, Cookie A Knitwear Designs, debuted in 2007 and was an immediate hit. She teaches throughout North America and lives in Mountain View, California. Recently, Cookie was nominated as a fin...
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Title:Sock Innovation: Knitting Techniques & Patterns for One-of-a-Kind SocksFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 9 × 8.5 × 0.49 inPublished:April 1, 2009Publisher:Interweave PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1596681098

ISBN - 13:9781596681095

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"Cookie A's sock patterns have been so popular that I know expectations were very high for this book. Having spent some time with it, I can say that the book meets and exceeds every expectation I had. This is a brilliant and valuable book that every avid sock knitter will want to own." - Knitter's Review"[This] popular sock designer talks about...potentially sticky issues in easy-to-understand language. The 15 socks themselves are feasts of the traveling cables, lace and unusual patterning sock knitters devour." - Yarn Market News"Cookie is a designer who deserves watching." - Knit 'N Style"5 out of 5 stars. Wow, those socks! It is the most thorough sock book that I have seen...and there have been many. These sock designs are absolutely fabulous." - Knitting News"Peek inside [the author's] creative brain...how she creates her fab patterns. I found just the top of her socks mesmerizing, the way she weaves her ribs or cuffs into the heart of her designs." - The Oregonian"If you're an advanced knitter looking for unique sock patterns, then you'll appreciate knitwear designer Cookie A's recently published book, Sock Innovation." - Detroit News"Thought you knew everything about sock knitting? Think again! This book takes the craft of socks to a whole new level." - AllAboutYou.com"A real treat for adventurous sock knitters. Cookie's designs are magnificent." - Knitty.com