Around the World in Knitted Socks: 26 Inspired Designs by Stephanie van der Linden

By Stephanie van der Linden

International sock knitting sensation Stephanie van der Linden stocks an impossible to resist number of 26 unique designs encouraged by way of worldwide knitting traditions. In Around the realm in Knitted Socks, you'll commute via global cultures by way of foot and check out your hand at new styles and techniques.

Using sew motifs and colours, knitting options and building info, the socks mixture neighborhood knitting traditions with Stephanie's specific layout aptitude. Drawing proposal from signature neighborhood textiles comparable to Turkish kilim carpets, jap sashiko embroidery, Belgian lace, American quilts, and Scottish argyle tartan, every one trend is exceptionally tied to either nation and tradition. You'll additionally examine conventional knitting innovations together with Estonian and Latvian braids, Norwegian stranded knitting, and Austrian twisted-stitch designs.

Though every one trend in Around the realm in Knitted Socks attracts on a special international concept, the considerate building and a spotlight to aspect are signature components of Stephanie's paintings and are showcased in either precise images and an illustrated glossary.

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5 cm) tail. With tail threaded on a tapestry needle, HeeL BaSe draw through rem sts and pull tight. Work back and forth using short-rows on Fasten off on WS. Weave in loose ends. heel sts as foll: short-row 1 (RS) Knit to last 10 sts of heel, turn. short-row 2 Slyo, p11, turn. short-row 3 Slyo, knit to slyo created on previous row, knit slyo as 1 st, k1, turn. knit knit knit knit knit knit purl purl purl purl purl purl yo yo yo yo yo yo k2tog k2tog k2tog k2tog k2tog k2tog ssk ssk ssk ssk ssk ssk pattern repeat pattern repeat repeat pattern pattern repeat repeat pattern pattern repeat short-row 4 Slyo, purl to slyo created on previous row, purl slyo as 1 st, p1, turn.

Beg of rnd is at beg of Needle 2. next rnd needles 2 and 3 Work Instep chart; needles 4 and 1 Work Gusset chart. Cont in patt as established to end of Gusset chart, ending with Row 23 of Instep chart—78 sts rem. foot needles 2 and 3 Work Instep chart; needles 4 and 1 Work Sole chart. Cont in patt as established for 24 (34, 38) more rnds, ending with Row 2 (12, 16) of Instep chart. Change to charcoal. Knit 1 (1, 4) rnd(s). toe set-up rnd (dec rnd) needle 2 *K3, k2tog; rep from *; needle 3 *K3, k2tog; rep from * 2 more times, k4; Needle 4 *K3, k2tog; rep from *; Needle 1 *K3, k2tog; rep from * 2 more times, k4—64 sts rem; 16 sts on each needle.

Weave in loose ends. Knit to end of rnd, working each slyo as 1 st. Knit 1 more rnd even. HeeL BaSe short-row 1 (RS) Knit to last 9 sts of heel, turn. short-row 2 Slyo, p11, turn. short-row 3 Slyo, knit to slyo created on previous row, knit slyo as 1 st, k1, turn. short-row 4 Slyo, purl to slyo created on previous row, purl slyo as 1 st, p1, turn. Rep Short-rows 3 and 4 eight more times. next row Slyo, k14 (to end of rnd). Resume working in the rnd. 58 dec rnd needles 1 and 3 Knit to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1; needles 2 and 4 K1, ssk, Rep Short-rows 2 and 3 eight more times, 10 plain sts in center.

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