By Priscilla A. Gibson-Roberts. If you liked "Knitting in the Old Way" and "Ethnic Socks and Stockings" by Priscilla A. Gibson-Roberts, you will love "Simple Socks: Plain and Fancy"! This is not an ordinary sock book, with patterns for you to reproduce. No, this is about sock knitting that empowers knitters to make plane socks that fit, or to discover a flair for fancy designs. Simple Socks" presents a technique that incorporates the best-of-the-best from Priscilla's research on both Western and Eastern sock-knitting traditions. You can learn how to knit socks Priscilla's way, shaping both heel and toe with a short-row technique that is, simply put, fabulous. 112 pages, softcover.