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Learn to knit Socks
29th September 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm£35
Put your best foot forward and be guided with Jill Bulgan through the process of knitting socks from top to toe!
This class is suitable for those of you new to knitting or making 3d objects as it focusses on knitting socks on 2 needles. It is also a fun project for intermediate knitters. If you know how to cast on, knit & purl and cast off you will be fine in this class.
On completion of this workshop, participants will confidently be able to:
– Make socks using 2 needles
– Create ribbing for elastication
– Experience 3d knitting
– Understand how to ‘turn the heel’ by picking up stitches
– Decrease and create shaping for the toes
– Introduce colour to create pattern or text on the socks.
– Follow a simple sock pattern from start to finnish
You will require: 100g of DK yarn and 4mm needles (You will be eligible for a 10% discount when puchasing knitting supplies for any of our knitting classes in our shop)
You can also book directly with us at the shop or over the phone (and save on the online booking fee)