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"These aren't just any old socks!" - Knit Today
This book is really three books in one: A History of Socks, How to Knit a Sock, and Great Sock Patterns.
This book is filled with great history tidbits about sock knitting, and is filled with instructions for many different heel and toe variations.
This book showcases the history and evolution of knitting socks as well as patterns inspired by actual historical socks and patterns.
Knitting socks is my passion so of course I love this little book. She does a nice job of walking the reader through the life of the sock. Read morePublished 4 months ago by A. greenhalgh
This used book arrived in better condition than advertised--was very, very good! Binding and pages pristine. I also ordered one for my sister in AZ. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Joyce D. Pruhs
I like knitting with COLOR! This book is filled with patterns that combine colors and patterns. Use up those odds and ends: knit Folk Socks!Published 10 months ago by BEVKNITSSOX4US
Love Folk Socks. The classic sock pattern is perfect. The regional patterns add interesting variety. I use this as my sock reference.Published 21 months ago by TinaSIDrupal
The first socks I knit were the Welsh Country socks. I just omitted the intarsia rounds. I love the way she has a section on history, a basic sock pattern and then the real... Read morePublished on February 4, 2012 by KathyD
This book is much more interesting that I thought it would be; it describes when and where socks were invented, and what people used before, as well as showing pictures of the... Read morePublished on October 31, 2011 by Elisabeth
This book was recommended to me by a knitting instructor. If you are into the history of socks knitting, this is your book. I was a little disappointed - wanted more patternsPublished on March 23, 2011 by Linda Downs
I LOVE buying books from Seattle Good Will! This is the second signed book I have gotten! The book showed up in fabulous shape (one dirty page) that cleaned up perfectly. Read morePublished on August 2, 2010 by gdh67
The history is rather interesting but becomes somewhat repetitive: after all, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway form Scandinavia and are really close together. Read morePublished on December 29, 2009 by Annette L. Taylor