Socks on Two Circulars (Wednesdays Oct. 11th, 18th, and 25th, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.)
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Intrigued by hand made socks, but intimidated by 4 or 5 needles? This class will teach you how to make socks using two circular needles. We will be using a DK Weight Sock Yarn. Please knit a gauge swatch, cast on 24 stitches, knit on right side purl on wrong side, with a gauge of 6 stitches to the inch. There will be homework between classes. Instructor: Marti Lawrence Three 2-hour sessions: Wednesdays, October 11th, 18th, and 25th (5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.) Supplies Required: 1 Ball of DK weight sock yarn, (1) 16” circular needle to give gauge of 6 stitches per inch, (1) 24” circular needle to give gauge of 6 stitches per inch, Or (2) 24” inch circular needles that are two different brands, Stitch Markers, Tape measure, Pencil/pen for notes, Tapestry needle for finishing and working in ends. Skills Required: Students must be able to knit and purl. Skills Learned: Twisted German cast on, how to join and knit in the round using two circular needles, picking up stitches, decreases, turning a heel, and Kitchener Stitch. Homework: Please knit a gauge swatch using the yarn for your class sock, cast on 24 stitches, knit on right side purl on wrong side, with a gauge of 6 stitches to the inch. The suggested needle size is US 3, but students should use this as a starting point and use larger or smaller needles as needed to obtain the appropriate gauge. Class Size: 4 students maximum, 2 students minimum. If the 2 student minimum is not met, Needles in the Haymarket can either refund the class or move the student to a class scheduled at a later date. This class is "mask optional".