Rock'm Sock'm Class
Rock'm Sock'm Class

Rock'm Sock'm Class

Regular price $75.00

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If you've been wanting to wade into the world of sock knitting, but are unsure that you have the knitting feet to do it, this class will guide you through, step by step.


Students will knit Vestigial socks by Beata Jezek of Hedgehog fibres.
This FREE and simple ribbed, top down sock pattern is available online from Hedgehog fibres, or via Ravelry.
Skill requirements:
This class is not for new knitters. 
Students must possess these basic knitting skills:
-knitting and purling
-simple decreasing (k2tog, ssk),
-DPN knitting (as in the top of a hat)
*If you have experience with and/or prefer magic loop methods, this is also acceptable for the pattern being used. The class will be taught with DPNs.
Supplies:
The shop has many sock fiber options. Students should come in before the first session to choose their yarn, along with a set of size 0, 1 or 2 dpn needles, and a darning needle. 
Class outline:
Session 1
-Choosing fiber
-Reading sock patterns, basic structure of knitted socks
-Swatching
-DPN knitting, knitting patterns in the round with DPNs
-Casting on 
Session 2:
-Turning the heel, short rows
-picking up stitches for gusset
-Foot and sizing
Session 3:
Toe shaping, finishing, 
-Grafting with Kitchener's stitch
-Casting on Sock 2
-a word about alternate sock techniques