In the Spring a knitter’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of small projects. (With apologies to Alfred, Lord Tennyson for butchering one of his lines.) Small projects, you say? How about footwear?
I was sent this new book for review:
This is Happy Feet by Cathy Carron, which has a publication date of April 1, 2014 — yesterday.
This is not just a book of sock patterns. Well, sock patterns it has, but it has all sorts of knitted items for your feet.
How about some legwarmers?
Or “yoga socks?”
There are also plenty of socks in this book. They range from plain:
You can check out all 33 fun patterns on the book’s Ravelry page, here.
There is also a lot of great information on sock construction and step by step illustrated directions for techniques you need for some of the projects in the book. All in all a great book, with a little something for everyone.
The publisher, Sixth & Spring Books, has generously offered me a second copy to give away in a blog contest. Who’d like it?
To be entered in the drawing, leave a comment on this blog post by 11:00 am eastern time on Sunday, April 6, 2014. We will select a winner via the Random Number Generator at that time.
“Mo-o-o-o-o-o-om . . . aren’t you finished on the computer yet?