The Twisted Sisters Sock Workbook

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Interweave Press, Oct 1, 2002 - Crafts & Hobbies - 96 pages
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 customized 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 newborn 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.

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User Review  - Pasquegirl - LibraryThing

This is a great book for knitting with your own handspun yarn. I am a beginning knitter and I have made 2 pairs of socks now without difficulty! Read full review

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User Review  - meerka - LibraryThing

Lovely photographs, but sock knitting section of the book is not layed out well for easy reference. Was delighted to learn about flat-knitted socks and found the dyeing and spinning sections interesting. Read full review


What Happens to Color When You Spin?
Designing TwoPly Yarns
Knitting Socks

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Lynne Vogel is a prolific knitter and spinner and the Grand Champion in Fiber Arts at the Black Sheep Gathering in 2001. She is a contributor to Threads Magazine and has worked as a needlepoint designer, painter, and fiber artist. She lives in Sewanee, Tennessee.

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