In this 3-part class, knitters learn how to knit a modified toe-up sock pattern with some festive details, including an i-cord loop for hanging and beautiful customized embellishment. We will spend the first class customizing the pattern according to each knitter's ideas and yarn choices, cast on, discuss magic loop versus DPNs, and begin knitting. In the second class, we will turn the heel and make charts for duplicate stitch in each knitter's custom embellishment. The final class will cover the i-cord bind-off and any last questions about customization.
Knit and purl comfortably
Knitting in the round
What you'll learn:
toe-up sock knitting
Judy’s magic cast-on
magic loop versus DPNs for knitting in the round
other customization & embellishment techniquesProvisional cast-on
A yarn of your choosing, ideally in a worsted, aran, or bulky weight
Needles according to your yarn and method for knitting in the round
Embroidery materials and fabric for lining (optional)
Students should purchase yarn for their stocking before the first class.
*Students receive 10% off any supplies purchased for the class.
Students should come to the first class with an idea about what kind of color combinations they would like for their headband.
While no knitting prep is required for this class, students who are comfortable with a provisional cast-on are encouraged to cast on 130 stitches with waste yarn on the smaller needles before the first class.