With simple directions and tips on how to dye, paint, spin, and knit yarn to create authentic socks, this book offers all the information necessary to fashion socks with personality. Included are innovative patterns and tips for knitting socks with customised fit-even for all ten toes. Safe and easy directions are given on dyeing yarn from pour-dyeing methods to dyeing with Kool-Aid. With photos and illustrations of finished examples, sock patterns such as new born socks and magic genie toe socks, and advice on how to create one-of-a-kind projects, it will appeal to all levels of knitters and spinners.
Lynne Vogel is a prolific knitter and spinner and was the Grand Champion in Fibre Arts at the Black Sheep Gathering in 2001. She is a contributor to Threads magazine and has worked as a needlepoint designer, painter, and fibre artist. She lives in Sewanee, Tennesssee.