Knit Socks for Those You Love, a Knitting Pattern Book by Edie Eckman Delightful Sock Knitting Patterns for Men, Women, Babies and Children

Would you be interested in owning an affordable, attractive knitting pattern book featuring instructions for making socks to fit everyone you love? And would you be especially interested if I were to tell you that each of the sock designs features interesting details to make it distinctive and different from all the others? If so, Knit Socks for Those You Love is a book you definitely need to know about. Edie Eckman is the author of this book

What You Need to Know About This Knitting Pattern Book:

Knit Socks for Those You Love: 11 Family-Friendly Sock Designs in a Variety of Sizes, a knitting pattern book by Edie Eckman, published by Leisure Arts
Knit Socks for Those You Love: 11 Family-Friendly Sock Designs in a Variety of Sizes, a knitting pattern book by Edie Eckman, published by Leisure Arts


Author: Edie Eckman


Publisher: Leisure Arts


Copyright Date: 2018


ISBN 13: 978-1-4647-7369-3


Book Formats:


This book is available in the following format(s):

  • Softcover With Perfect Binding
  • Digital download: PDF e-book


Number of Pages: 64


Skill Level: The patterns in this book are all intended for intermediate-level knitters except for the yoga socks pattern, which is rated as easy+.

The Focus of This Book:

This book is all about knitting socks. It includes complete sock patterns and instructions, plus helpful charts, diagrams and reference information that will supplement the sock patterns.

Knitting Projects Included in This Book:

1. Women’s Bright Tweed Socks

Bright Tweed sock knitting pattern by Edie Eckman, from the book Knit Socks for Those You Love, published by Leisure Arts
Bright Tweed sock knitting pattern by Edie Eckman, from the book Knit Socks for Those You Love, published by Leisure Arts

This is an intermediate level sock knitting pattern. These socks are sized for women, but the book includes instructions for shortening the length to fit children, too.

2. Chevron Purls Socks

Chevron Purls sock knitting pattern from the book Knit Socks for Those You Love by Edie Eckman, published by Leisure Arts
Chevron Purls sock knitting pattern from the book Knit Socks for Those You Love by Edie Eckman, published by Leisure Arts

Sophisticated chevron textures adorn these on-trend yet classic socks. This sock knitting pattern includes sizes for both men and women.

3. Heart Toe-Up Socks

Heart Toe-Up Sock knitting pattern from the book Knit Socks for Those You Love by Edie Eckman, published by Leisure Arts
Heart Toe-Up Sock knitting pattern from the book Knit Socks for Those You Love by Edie Eckman, published by Leisure Arts

Simple lace knit hearts adorn the ankles of these lovely socks.

4. Eyelet Toe-Up Socks

Eyelet Toe-Up Knit Sock Pattern from the book Knit Socks for Those You Love by Edie Eckman, published by Leisure Arts
Eyelet Toe-Up Knit Sock Pattern from the book Knit Socks for Those You Love by Edie Eckman, published by Leisure Arts

Stripes of dainty eyelet lace make these lovely socks unique to look at and interesting to knit. I’m betting this design will integrate well into just about everybody’s wardrobe, making these socks a great candidate for gift-giving, keeping and for charity knitting projects.

5. Two Ribbed Socks

Two-Ribbed Socks: You'll find the knitting pattern for making these socks in Edie Eckman's new book called Knit Socks for Those You Love. Leisure Arts is the publisher of this book.
Two-Ribbed Socks: You’ll find the knitting pattern for making these socks in Edie Eckman’s new book called Knit Socks for Those You Love. Leisure Arts is the publisher of this book.

This is a classic, elegant, match-anything sock design with a cuff that’s different and unique. I could see wanting to make multiple pairs of these — a few in different colors to keep and wear, and a few more to give away to your inner circle.

6. Tiny Toes Sock Knitting Pattern for Babies

Tiny Toes Baby Socks by Edie Eckman; you'll find the pattern for knitting these socks in the book Knit Socks for Those You Love, published by Leisure Arts
Tiny Toes Baby Socks by Edie Eckman; you’ll find the pattern for knitting these socks in the book Knit Socks for Those You Love, published by Leisure Arts

These are soooooo cute! The pattern includes 3 different sizes for babies ranging from 3 months old to 24 months old.

7. Baby Rib Socks

Baby Rib Sock Knitting Pattern by Edie Eckman. This pattern is included in the book Knit Socks for Those You Love, which is published by Leisure Arts.
Baby Rib Sock Knitting Pattern by Edie Eckman. This pattern is included in the book Knit Socks for Those You Love, which is published by Leisure Arts.

These little baby socks are completely adorable. If you often find yourself in need of quick or affordable baby shower gifts, this pattern is definitely one you’ll want to have in your pattern stash. The project sample is worked in a multicolored yarn featuring feminine shades of pink and yellow — perfect for baby girls. If you’re expecting a boy, or you aren’t sure of the baby’s gender, a quick color change could make these socks suitable for baby boys or give you a gender-neutral / unisex look.

8. Simple Slip Stitch Socks

Simple Slip Stitch Socks by Edie Eckman; find the knitting pattern for these socks in Edie's new book called Knit Socks for Those You Love. which is published by Leisure Arts.
Simple Slip Stitch Socks by Edie Eckman; find the knitting pattern for these socks in Edie’s new book called Knit Socks for Those You Love. which is published by Leisure Arts.

These cheerful socks feature lots of interesting details. They’re sized for children ages 2 – 12, and also for adult men, plus the largest size can also be adjusted to fit women, too.

9. Eyelet Squares Child’s Sock Knitting Pattern

Eyelet Squares Child's Sock Knitting Pattern by Edie Eckman from the book Knit Socks for Those You Love, published by Leisure Arts
Eyelet Squares Child’s Sock Knitting Pattern by Edie Eckman from the book Knit Socks for Those You Love, published by Leisure Arts

A lacy textured stitch is the focus of these pretty solid-colored socks. They’re sized for children ages 2 – 12, although the largest size can also be adjusted to fit women, too.

10. Butterfly Bows Socks

Butterfly Bows sock knitting pattern by Edie Eckman, from the book Knit Socks for Those You Love, published by Leisure Arts
Butterfly Bows sock knitting pattern by Edie Eckman, from the book Knit Socks for Those You Love, published by Leisure Arts

These solid-colored socks feature unique textured details that could resemble either butterflies or bows, depending how you look at them. The socks are sized for children from ages 6 – 12, although you can adjust the size to make them fit adult ladies, too.

21. Toeless Yoga Socks

Toeless Yoga Sock Knitting Pattern by Edie Eckman from the book Knit Socks for Those You Love, published by Leisure Arts
Toeless Yoga Sock Knitting Pattern by Edie Eckman from the book Knit Socks for Those You Love, published by Leisure Arts

These yoga socks are sized to fit women. If you’re into dance classes, you could wear them to lyrical jazz and modern dance classes, too, to get even more wear out of them.

The Best Things About This Book

  • For such a small and affordable book, you get a fantastic variety of sock patterns.
  • These socks are all stylish and on-trend, yet timeless enough that you’ll be likely to want to wear them many years in the future. I think most crafters will find that these socks could easily integrate into their wardrobes, and their families’ wardrobes.
  • These socks all incorporate unique details that are quite lovely — yet they’re also normal, everyday designs that are completely wearable. Nothing weird or outlandish here — every design is immediately usable.
  • You’ll be able to knit socks for just about everyone you know using these patterns.
  • Using the patterns in this book, you’ll have the opportunity to knit socks using both the toe-up and cuff-down construction methods.
  • You get written-out text instructions PLUS knitting charts. The book also includes diagrams in places where they are needed for showing you a helpful detail you’d be likely to miss otherwise.
  • Sufficient reference information is included to help you with techniques you might not already know — like a tutorial for the cable cast on; instructions for how to use double-pointed knitting needles; tips for how to read the knitting charts in the book; and instructions for increasing, decreasing and succeeding with various other knitting techniques you might need to review if you haven’t done these things in awhile (or ever).
  • You get a brief but helpful section dedicated to sock sizing; many of the sock patterns sized for women can be adjusted to fit children; and some of the children’s sock knitting patterns can be adjusted to fit women. Once you know these sizing secrets, you’ll also be able to adapt what you’ve learned to other sock knitting patterns, too.
  • The book includes beautiful full-color, professionally styled photographs of each project.
  • This book is made in the USA!
  • 8 different pattern testers are credited in the book — a definite plus. The author herself is an experienced tech editor. This book was implemented by an extremely talented team.

Conclusion

I’m delighted to recommend this book to other knitting enthusiasts who want to knit cute, stylish, functional socks that are more interesting than your basic, boring socks. The book is an excellent value for the money, and I think you’re going to LOVE it!

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