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Basic Socks on Double Pointed Needles with Ute



Sock knitting is always exciting and entertaining.  First of all the yarns to select from are fabulous from self-striping, self-patterning, to just inspiring color and material combinations.  Secondly, you will learn a number of techniques that will enrich your knitting toolbox. Join us to learn to knit socks cuff down on double pointed needles (dpn). We will talk about the anatomy of a sock and you will learn to use the Kitchener stitching and more. We will be using Jeanne’s Sock pattern, which will allow you to choose the thickness of the sock you are knitting from fingering to worsted.  The heavier the yarn the faster the knit ☺.


No prior sock knitting g experience required. You only need to know how to cast on, knit, purl and basic decreases like knit 2 together (k2tog) and slip, slip knit (ssk).


Skills you will learn:

Use of double pointed needles
Anatomy of a sock
measuring techniques,
make a template of your foot
Kitchener stitch




Materials:

Jeanne’s sock pattern (provided)


The pattern will give you a choice of yarn weight, recommended for this class is dk, but select which suits you.  The bigger the yarn, the faster the knitting.  


100 - 150 g of dk weight yarn ( approximately 280 yds, depending on size)


Set of US 4 double pointed needles, or needles appropriate to your yarn choice




Skill Level: Intermediate
Skill Details: Also good for adventurous beginner. Must know how to cast on, knit and purl with knowledge of basic decreases.
Instructor: Ute
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