Custom Socks eBook

Inspiring 15+ original sock patterns and expert instruction to knit a pair of socks that fit properly.
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Custom Socks: Knit to Fit Your Feet by Kate Atherley

Seeking the right fit on hand knit socks? Whether you knit toe-up or top-down Custom Socks: Knit to Fit Your Feet is for you! Customize for the perfect fit with Kate Atherley’s expert instruction on properly measuring feet. Enjoy tips for grafting the toe, picking up gusset stitches, neatly hiding wraps, and more. Explore sock knitting patterns that fit with new and inspiring designs.

This book is for you if you are:

  • A sock knitter
  • A beginner wanting to lean to knit socks
  • An intermediate or advanced sock knitter looking for instruction on custom fitting their socks
  • A pattern designer looking to offer more sizing options on your sock knitting patterns

Preview Custom Socks with Kate Atherley

Also, join sock knitting expert and math guru Kate Atherley and learn to knit socks that fit like a dream in Knit Socks that Fit: Create Patterns Using Precise Measurements + Gauge DVD (also available as a Digital Video Download).

About the Author:

Kate Atherley was taught to knit as a child by her grandmother, Hilda Lowe. Hilda was a legendary knitter in her own right. A family legend - sadly unconfirmed - says that Hilda used to earn a penny turning the heel of socks for knitters in her neighborhood, when she was a girl. Kate is a mathematician and refugee from the technology industry. She has written two books: Beyond Knit and Purl(Cooperative Press, 2012), and Knit Accessories: Essential and Variations(Cooperative Press, 2012). She is Knitty's Lead Technical Editor and also does other freelance technical editing. Plus, Kate’s a regular contributor to books and magazines, including most recently the Spring 2013 issue of Sockupied. She lives in Toronto with her husband and their challenging, but mostly adorable, rescue hound Dexter.

Kate just released an exciting new DVD, Knit Socks that Fit: Create Patterns Using Precise Measurements + Gauge (also available as a Digital Video Download). 

Additional Info
Additional Info
SKU EP8401
Product Type eBook
Number Of Pages 192
File Type PDF
ISBN 13 9781620337769
Author/Designer Kate Atherley
Technique Grafting, Toe Up
Project Socks
Customer Reviews (3)
I love this book!
What's not to like? Many patterns I'm keen to knit, most with toe-up and toe-down instructions, and then there's all the useful technical assistance in getting the fit right. Review by Blackiris (Posted on 7/11/2016)
Great book
This is a great book. Knitting the Fitzcaraldo sock and learning how to adjust the measurements . There is a little typo on the chart, row 32. Review by Margaret K (Posted on 11/29/2015)
Great resource!
Custom Socks is well written and extremely well organized. As an experienced sock knitter, this book looks to be invaluable. It has exhaustive resource material that will be useful over and over again. Size charts and references to cast ons and cast offs will always be with me on my iPad.

That missing fifth star is only because of the lack of being able to navigate the book easily. The index would be much more helpful if the page numbers were live links.

Review by Merna (Posted on 9/5/2015)
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