Learn the basics of sock construction, knitting socks in the round using circular or double pointed needles in this single two-hour session.
A single two-hour session.
Learn the basics of sock construction, knitting socks in the round using circular or double pointed needles, how to “turn the heel” and options for heels, finishing the leg and casting off a nice stretchy cuff, and tips for measuring for fit. This class will focus on knitting TOE-UP socks. Students will knit a single mini-sock and use worsted-weight yarn so that all the techniques needed for knitting a sock may be learned in one session.
Registration fee includes yarn for in-class work
Materials: Buy or bring Size US 7 or 8 (either DPN or circular needles)
Skills: Participants must be able to knit and purl confidently. Familiarity with basic increasing and decreasing is recommended, but not required.