Maja Karlsson - Maja's Swedish Socks Over 35 Imaginative Patterns to Knit
Designer: Trafalgar Square Books
From fun and funky to classic and elegant, treat your feet to Scandinavian socks in all shapes and sizes.Maja Karlsson - an experienced and beloved knit designer, and the author of Traditional Swedish Knitting Patterns and Maja's Swedish Mittens - is back with an all-new selection of toe-tapping socks you won't be able to resist! Knitting socks is fun and fast, and there's no limit to the possibilities: from easy single-color socks that keep it simple for beginners to beautifully complex designs for the sock veteran, there's something in this collection for everyone. Kick-start your sock skills with technical tips to help with shaping and finishing; follow along with step-by-step instructions and charts; and fall in love with Maja'sendlessly inspirational designs, drawing from the natural world, traditional motifs, and the deeply-rooted cultural history of Sweden.
- Socks for multiple skill levels, in a wide variety of colors and styles
- Easy-to-follow tips and explanations of sock-knitting techniques
- Gorgeous full-color photographs brimming over with inspiration for the sock-loving knitter
Maja Karlsson lives in the small cozy town of Arvika, Sweden, in a charming house built in the 1920s. At the top is a floral studio where she spends a large part of her day. She is a freelance knitter and designer, writer, blogger, photographer, lecturer, and teacher, and also operates her own online yarn store named Maja Manufaktur. Karlsson is the author of Traditional Swedish Knitting Patterns " and " Maja's Swedish Mittens," published by Trafalgar Square Books.