Socks from the Toe Up

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Socks from the Toe Up

Essential Techniques and Patterns from Wendy Knits

By Wendy D. Johnson

Potter Craft, Paperback, 9780307449443, 127pp.

Publication Date: April 14, 2009

Discover a new approach to sock knitting with Wendy D. Johnson and "Socks from the Toe Up." This approach, made famous by her popular blog, will turn even the most reluctant knitter into a toe-up nut. Knitting a sock from the toe up saves yarn and always gives a perfect fit. And? No grafting Wendy provides all the how-tos, tips, and techniques you need, as well as the pros and cons behind all of the cast-on, toe, heel, and bind-off options, gleaned from her years of experience.
With more than 20 fun and beautiful patterns, "Socks from the Toe Up" has a sock for every foot. Whether you like bold textures or hearts and flowers, delicate lace or Bavarian cables, you (and your feet) will be covered here. Even if you re casting on your first sock, or have been a top-down sock knitter for ages, you ll find patterns and projects here that ll keep your needles humming. "Socks from the Toe Up" is the hands-down best guide for toe-up socks.

About the Author
W: Y D. JOHNSON is a lifelong knitter and creator of one of the most popular knitting blogs online ( She has been quoted or featured in many major knitting magazines, and has created designs and taught classes for Knit Happens, the celebrated yarn shop in Alexandria, Virginia.