75 stunning patterns for knitting socks for children, men and women. This title features designs for all ages, abilities and tastes, from stripy and funky toe socks to Christmas stockings, booties and beaded socks. It includes easy-to-follow instructions and offers three different approaches to heel and toe construction. "The Big Book of Socks" is full of Kathleen Taylor's fun and fabulous designs for knitters of all ages and skill levels. There's something for everyone from stripes, cables and lace to intarsia and Fair Isle. Knitters will find funky toe-socks, snowflake house socks, booties, Christmas stockings, beaded socks and many more. Taylor's instructions are simple to follow and she includes a section that gives three different approaches to heel and toe construction. Each of the 75 patterns contains sizing for children, women and men, plus the book is packed with technique tips and information on selecting yarn and needles.