Step into Crochet: Crocheted Sock Techniques from Basic to Beyond
Book Review and Giveaway!
Have you ever wanted to crochet socks but were intimated by all the parts involved? Or have you wanted to crochet a pair of socks that went beyond the basic design? Or have you ever just wanted to crochet a pair of socks, just because? Even… what if you’ve wanted to crochet socks but never find a pattern that has quite the right fit? I was provided a copy of Step into Crochet: Crocheted Sock Techniques from Basic to Beyond to bring to you a review of this book. Read on to learn more!
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Step Into Crochet: Crocheted Sock Techniques from Basic to Beyond by Rohn Strong is a perfect companion to any crocheter who wants to learn more about crocheting socks. This book will help you gain the confidence you need to get passed any intimidation you may have when it comes to crocheting socks. Rohn also gives you the basic crochet sock design, as a foundation on which you can build upon to creating more intricate and gorgeous designs.
Step Into Crochet isn’t just a book about sock patterns. Rohn does an amazing job in breaking down the many different and integral parts of sock construction making it customizable to your size and finding a near perfect fit. Rohn teaches you how to appropriately measure your foot to find the best size possible when it comes to crocheting a pair of socks for yourself. Finding the right size involves a little bit of math but the book breaks it down for you effectively and in a manner that’s easily understood.
In addition to finding the right size for your fit and the basic sock construction, Rohn also provides information on choosing the best type of yarn needed for crocheting a beautiful pair of socks. He shares the different types of fibers needed in a yarn to make it truly sock worthy. And most of these yarns can be easily found in your favorite crafts store!
Once you have gained some understanding of what all entails into crocheting your own pair of socks, you will some incredibly beautiful sock patterns that you can make for yourself, or as a gift for someone. The book even gives you tips on how to crochet socks for someone as a gift when you don’t have their feet measurements.
This Lake Lynn Sock is made using simple crochet stitches that are highlighted by the amazing stripe work. Look at how beautiful these are!
Step into Crochet will undoubtedly give you the confidence and necessary knowledge you need to crochet your own pair of socks.