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Sock Basics

If you’ve ever looked at a pair of hand knit socks and wondered how they were made, this is the class for you!  In this class you will learn how to make a basic sock and how to use this knowledge to make any sock there is!  By making a toddler sized sock, participants will learn how to turn a heel and create the toe of the sock, all while completing a quick project. Be warned, sock knitting can be highly addictive!   

Note: Please be sure you are comfortable knitting small projects in the round, on double-pointed needles, before registering for this class. 

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
Instructor: Lindsey Lindequist
Date: Saturdays - 6/21, 6/28; 2014
Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm
Materials Required:

  • One ball of sport weight yarn, in a light color
  • One set of DPNs in size reccommended on the ball band of the yarn (this class will be taught using the double-pointed needle method of circular knitting)
  • 1 card of sock reinforcing thread in a color that matches your yarn
  • Knitter's Tool Kit

HOMEWORK:

Before the first class:

  1. Cast on 32 stitches in a sport weight yarn, using needles appropriate for the yarn.
  2. Join in the round and knit, in 2x2 ribbing, for 3 inches.

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