Knit 2 Socks in 1: Discover the Easy Magic of Turning One Long Sock into a Pair! Choose from 21 Original Designs, in All Sizes Spiral-Bound | March 1, 2022
Safiyyah Talley, Jeanette Sloan (Foreword by)
Knit 2 Socks in 1: Discover the Easy Magic of Turning One Long Sock into a Pair! Choose from 21 Original Designs, in All Sizes
This innovative technique begins with making the first sock’s cuff. The knitter can then relax and knit a long tube, which makes up the main body of both socks. With the help of a lifeline (scrap yarn that is threaded through stitches to hold them in place), the knitter can easily separate the long tube into two socks. The heels and toes are worked with a simple two-row repeat and are finished with a “hat closure,” a novice knitting technique often used to close the tops of hats. Much like choosing an alternate ending in a classic “Choose Your Own Adventure” book, the knitter can choose from 21 different sock styles, featuring a wide range of stitch patterns, design elements, levels of difficulty, and sizes ranging from child to adult. Knit 2 Socks in 1 is a tried-and-true sock-knitting technique that allows knitters from all backgrounds to join in on the fun.
“One of my favorite voices in the knitting world brings us this clever take on socks that eliminates the dreaded second sock syndrome. Safiyyah’s method is so easy and inviting, you’ll have a brand new pair of socks in no time.” — Clara Parkes, New York Times-bestselling author of Knitlandia and The Knitter's Book of Socks“This imaginative, instructive book is sheer delight for sock knitters at any level. For sock veterans, it's a blast of intrigue and excitement to envision knitting 2 socks in 1, in Safiyyah's inventive, elegant way. And if you're new to knitting socks, there's no easier way to get on your feet. The patterns that demonstrate the technique are varied, beautiful, and inspiring.” — Kay Gardiner and Ann Shayne, Modern Daily Knitting
"Here’s to the knitting stalwarts who patiently turn out pair after pair of socks, not misplacing one or getting bored with the process. For the many knitters, though, who think socks are simply better purchased than crafted, Talley has devised a singular, tubular solution that can readily be separated into two identical foot coverings." — Booklist
“Talley’s creativity saves the day: knitters of all strokes will appreciate this innovative primer.” — Publishers Weekly