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Want warm toasty toes in the winter? Not sure what all the fuss about hand knitted socks is about? This class is perfect if you want to find out more about knitting socks.
Clare will walk you through everything you need to know about getting started with socks including:
Choosing suitable needles and yarn
Selecting the best cast on method for top down socks
Creating a sock with a top down heel flap construction
Shaping the toe
Grafting using Kitchener Stitch
Level: Beginner/advanced beginner
Skills needed: Knitting in the round
Materials to bring: 50g smooth DK wool
10 - 15g smooth DK wool in a contrasting colour
3mm / 3.25mm needles for working in the round (DPNS or magic loop)
Three locking stitch markers in different colours
Any “homework”?: None.