Christine LeGrow and Shirley A. Scott are knitting up a storm - and this time it's socks! Following on the heels of the successful Saltwater Mittens, Saltwater Classics and Saltwater Gifts, we're sure this book will be one that every knitter is bound to love!
With Saltwater Socks, fourth in the Saltwater Knits series, readers will find designs inspired by Newfoundland’s traditional knitting patterns, while highlighting the island’s culture through innovative photography, anecdotes, and stories.
This eagerly awaited volume focuses on family socks that promise to amaze, from delicate Nighty Night Sleep Socks to sturdy Bell Island Tickle Vamps and iconic Puffin and Whale play socks for youngsters. Coordinating hats, gloves and fingerless mittens rooted in traditional design complete this exploration of contemporary Atlantic outdoor style. Detailed instructions and lavish photographs will appeal to readers and knitters of all ages and abilities.
Hailed as “a bewitching mixture of craft, gift and culture,” the Saltwater Knits series won the 2021 Atlantic Canada Craft Award for Excellence in Product Design. Vogue Knitting described the series as ‘elegant,’ while noting the outstanding quality and creativity of the books.
Saltwater Mittens is a Canadian bestseller and won the 2019 Best Atlantic Published Book Award. It was followed by Saltwater Classics, and Saltwater Gifts.
About the Authors
Christine LeGrow is the owner of Spindrift, which offers a unique collection of handknits in the tradition of Newfoundland.
Shirley Anne Scott is a mitten designer specializes in combining history with knitting. She loves to re—create heritage garments, ensuring that the craft skills of our worthy ancestors are not lost.