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Lucy Neatby - Sock Techniques 1
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Introduction
- Choosing Yarn for Socks (p.87)
- Choosing Needles for Socks (p.80)
- Sock Anatomy and Fitting
- Common turned heel
- Tubular sock with an inserted heel
- Comparison of common and inserted heels

Bind-Off Methods
- Picot (p.33)
- Modified Conventional knitwise Modified Conventional purlwise and in rib (p.120)
- The last stitch, joining the gap
- Expanded rib (p.33)
- Three Needle (p.119)

Cast-On Methods
- Long-Tail / Continental (with two hands) (p.105 - 107)
- Adjusting the width of your cast-on edge (p.105 - 107)
- Adjusting the tension of your cast-on stitches (p.105 - 107)
- Looking after your tail yarn (p.105 - 107)
- Long-Tail / Continental (one-hand)
- Long-Tail variation for an extra strong elastic edge (ideal for socks) (p.105 - 107)
- Picot (p.75)
- Provisional Crochet (p.110)
- Setting up working in the round with a provisional edge
- Working in the round down from a provisional edge

Cuffs and Edgings for Top-Down Socks
- Latvian Twist (p.105)
- Ruffled Turn-Over (simulating round knitting) and a purlwise double decrease (p.38)
- Scalloped Turn-Over (p.38)
- Wavy Edge (K2, O, k2, k2t) (p.54)

Cuffs and Edgings for Toe-Up Socks
- Expanding a 2 x 2 Rib with a m1 increase and 'working as set' (p.33)
- Binding off an Expanded 2 x 2 edge (p.33)
- Double Layer Rib facing with double turning round (p.77)
- Garter stitch in the round

Finishing Techniques
- Duplicate Stitch (Swiss Darning) (p.115)
- Circular Sutures, the Boggle and naturally occurring holes (p.115)
- Phoney duplicate stitching
- Joining the gap in a cast-on edge, and neatening yarn tails
- Joining the gap in a bound-off edge
- Darning ends from toes
- Grafting the Toe (Kitchener Stitch)
- Make the sock Toe Chimney (p.117)
- Using the sock Toe Chimney (p.117)

Common Heel
- Dividing for the heel flap Working the Heel Flap in Alternative Heel Stitch (p.16)
- Checking the length of the heel flap
- Areas of Adjustment in the Heel flap (p.72)
- Turning the heel and using a reinforcing yarn
- Areas of Adjustment in turning the heel
- Knitting up the stitches around the heel and resuming working in the round (p.16)
- Stitch distribution and the first round
- Areas of Adjustment after turning the heel

Toes - Common Wedge
- Shapings for the Common wedge (p.18)

Working in the Round with Double Pointed Needles
- Casting on and dividing the stitches (p.100)
- Joining the round and setting up the needles
- Circulating stitches, starting with a knit or a purl?
- Transporting your work
- Running yarn markers (p.113)
- Three needles when working with few stitches

Working in the Round with One Long Circular Needle
- Casting on and joining the round
- Working on one long circular needle

- Working in the Round with Two Circular Needles
- Casting on and joining the round (p.102)
- Working on two circular needles

Tips for Great Socks (p.7)


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