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Sue Flanders has been designing knitwear for more than twenty years. Her patterns have appeared in many publications, including Interweave Knits, Knitter’s magazine, Cast-On and in two books by Melanie Falick, Knitting America and Kids Knitting. She is co-author of Norwegian Handknits: Heirloom Designs from Vesterheim Museum (Voyageur Press, 2009) and Swedish Handknits: A Collection of Heirloom Designs (Voyageur Press, 2012).
This book is for the experienced knitter as well as the beginner.
This is a good selection of 25 knitting patterns from around the world, nicely designed and I'm sure you'll want to knit quite a few if you are a sockaholic.
What I love about this book is the fact that you can find sock traditions organized geographically.
As a veteran knitter for 49 years (since age 7), I enjoy this book for the history and cultural insight as much as the easy to follow instructions. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Frances Monroe Jennings
I love to make socks, gloves, and shawls. This book is a great fantasy "sock trip," and I can see how some of the designers were "inspired" by certain countries. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Rebecca H. Augustine
What I love about this book is the fact that you can find sock traditions organized geographically. There are several choices for each geographic area. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Susan