The ultimate in creature comfort, soft and snuggly hand-knit socks are one of life's little luxuries, and this user-friendly book features 20 simple and stunning designs, many of which can be made up in a weekend. Each design is accompanied by step-by-step photographs showing every stage in the process, and diagrams giving added clarity to tricky stages. Learn basic stitches and failsafe construction methods, from the simplest techniques using two regular needles to easy ways with double-pointed and circular needles. Choose from chunky, funky, cute, and cozy designs for all the family: slouchy Sunday socks, butterfly and bumble bootees, stripy toddler toasties, and love-heart slipperettes. It is packed with advice on making extra special socks using sumptuous yarns and embellishments.