Basic Socks

Saturday, 3/14/2020, 3/28/2020 and 4/18/2020 from 9:00- 11:00am
Fee: $75 plus materials tuition (multiple class sessions)

New to sock knitting? This is the perfect place to start! Join us for three 2-hour sessions to learn top down sock basics and how to knit socks in the round using Tin Can Knits Rye or Rye Light sock pattern. Classes are scheduled to give students ample time to complete their sock knitting homework between classes and make a pair of adult sized socks in their choice of worsted or fingering weight yarn.

Skill Requirements: students must be comfortable casting on, knitting, purling and binding off.

Students comfortable knitting small projects in the round are welcome to use whatever knitting in the round method they prefer.  Students new to knitting small projects in the round may choose the method they would like to learn to use in this class including double pointed needles, 2 circular needles, magic loop, flexi-flips or short (8") circulars.

Materials: Tin Can Knits Rye or Rye Light sock pattern (free), 100 grams of worsted or fingering weight sock yarn and needles of your choice in the appropriate size to get gauge for your socks (available through the shop)

Please note this class starts at 9:00am (one hour before the shop opens).

Simple Gifts Day 29 - Corker Boot Socks

  • October 29, 2014

Handknit socks are the best, and handknit socks made in a chunky yarn make great gifts! Corker, by Brenda York, is a $6.00 pattern available for download from Ravelry - or you can stop by the shop and purchase it through us.  A long cabled leg flows into a traditional heel flap, with the …