Beginner Sock Class (Thursdays, October 5th, 12th, and 26th, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
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Learn to knit your first pair of socks with this easy to knit free sock pattern. This pattern uses DK weight yarn and knits up quickly on size 3 needles. This is a top down sock and a great sock to make with fun colors. Instructor: Marlene Graves 3 - Two hour sessions: Thursdays, October 5th, 12th and 26th, (2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.) Supplies: 1-100 g skein DK weight yarn (I recommend using a wool yarn with some nylon for strength). Size 3 double point needles (preferred) or size 3 32" needle for magic loop method (or size to meet gauge), tapestry needle, stitch marker, and paper and pencil. Print or download DK Weight Vanilla Socks by Kay Litton (The Crazy Sock Lady) from Ravelry. Skills required: Students need to be comfortable knitting in the round using either double point needles or magic loop. K2tog, SSK, Long tail cast on or German Twisted Cast on. Skills Learned: Making a heel flap, Turning a heel, Making a gusset, Picking up stitches, and Kitchener Stitch. Homework: Make a gauge swatch using appropriate size needles to achieve 6 - 7 sts per inch in stockinette, measure circumference of foot to know what size sock to make, model was made in size medium. Class Size: 5 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".