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Knitting Socks from Around the World

25 Patterns in a Variety of Styles and Techniques

Knitting Socks from Around the World
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Editor:

Kari Cornell

Photographer:

Sue Flanders

Photographer:

Janine Kosel

Contribution by:

Nancy Bush

Contribution by:

Beth Brown-Reinsel

Contribution by:

Candace Eisner Strick

Contribution by:

Chrissy Gardiner

Contribution by:

Annie Modesitt

Contribution by:

Anna Zilboorg

Format: Hardcover, 160 Pages
ISBN: 9780760339695
Publisher: Voyageur Press
Specs
Illustrations: 157 color photos & 93 charts
Size: 8.5 x 10
Weight: 0.13 lb.
Published: Aug. 1, 2011
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This book collects 25 fantastic patterns for socks inspired by knitting traditions from around the world. Patterns from top designers including Star Athena, Beth Brown-Reinsel, Candace Eisner Strick, Chrissy Gardiner, Janel Laidman and Anna Zilboorg are featured, along with an introduction from Nancy Bush, author of Folk Socks.

About the photographers: Sue Flanders and Janine Kosel are the authors and photographers of Norwegian Handknits: Heirloom Patterns from Vesterheim Museum.

About the photographers: Sue Flanders and Janine Kosel are the authors and photographers of Norwegian Handknits: Heirloom Patterns from Vesterheim Museum.

About the photographers: Sue Flanders and Janine Kosel are the authors and photographers of Norwegian Handknits: Heirloom Patterns from Vesterheim Museum.

Annie Modesitt taught herself to knit at age 25. Her work has appeared in Interweave Knits, Vogue Knitting, Knitters Magazine, Cast On, Family Circle Easy Knitting, McCalls Needlework, and several family-oriented magazines. Author of Confessions of a Knitting Heretic, Knitting Millinery, and editor of the 2006 Accord Crochet Pattern A Day Calendar and the collection of fiber essays, Cheaper Than Therapy, she has also contributed to many knitting books including Stich N' Bitch, Scarf Style, Wrap Style, the Vogue Knitting Book, Weekend Knitting, and Holiday Handknits, Twist & Loop, and Men Who Knit And The Dogs Who Love Them. Annie's the inventor of the astoundingly clever Flip Knit, a low tech, portable alternative to knitting videos.

About the photographers: Sue Flanders and Janine Kosel are the authors and photographers of Norwegian Handknits: Heirloom Patterns from Vesterheim Museum.

About the photographers: Sue Flanders and Janine Kosel are the authors and photographers of Norwegian Handknits: Heirloom Patterns from Vesterheim Museum.

Editor Kari Cornell has been knitting and collecting vintage patterns for years. She lives in Minneapolis with her husband, two sons, and a beagle.

 

Jennifer Simonson is a photographer in Minneapolis, MN. Her photographs have appeared in Sew Retro, published by Voyageur Press, and the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

Janine Kosel is an accomplished knitter who has studied under greats like Alice Starmore, Meg Swansen, and Candice Eisner Strict. Janine works at Three Kittenu2019s Yarn Shop in St. Paul and teaches knitting and tatting workshops at many Twin Cities area knitting and needlework shops.

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).

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November 30,2011
About.com says Knitting Socks From Around the World offers "a nice collection of patterns to chose and learn from if you're a big fan of ethnic knitting and knitting history." Learn More.

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