Knit: Top Down Socks with DPNs or Circular Needles
Aug 08, 2017
One of our most talked about classes! Come and join the "Sock Lady" for this fun, introductory course that is sure to have you addicted to making your own top-down socks.
Learn how to make top-down socks on double-pointed or circular needles - from working in-the-round, to turning the heel, to shaping the toe. We will also discuss how to choose the right yarn for your socks, share tips for socks as the perfect travel project, and provide suggestions for simple--but high impact--design variations like stripes and interesting ribbings to make a basic sock more fun.
Materials Required: Sock yarn (please not black or dark colours), 2.5-3mm needles.
*Materials can be purchased from Spun at 10% OFF the regular price, before/after class, based on the teacher's recommendations.
Prerequisites: Advanced beginner/intermediate - knitters must be comfortable with casting on, knitting, purling, increasing, decreasing, and binding off.
Cost: $80 + materials
Time: 5 Hours over 3 Weeks
Dates: Tuesdays - Aug. 8 (10:00am - 11:00am), Aug. 22 (10:00 - 12:30pm) and Aug. 29 (10:00 - 11:30am)