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Fish Lips Kiss Heel for Socks Workshop with Angela

 This class will provide hands-on guidance and foundational skills you'll need to take the mystery out of knitting this unique heel pattern.  

Class Highlights:

  • Introduction to Materials: Review the Anatomy of a sock, discuss ways to make knitting the heel as smooth as possible.  Review types of yarn suitable for heels, and other essential tools.

  • Anatomy of a Sock: Familiarize yourself with a new short row heel Pattern. 

  • Reading a Sock Pattern: Break down the large Fish lips kiss heel pattern to understand its structure and instructions.

  • Heel Techniques: Dive into the intricacies of crafting a mini gusset and the fish lips kiss heel, from the end of the leg to the beginning of the foot. 

  • Tips and Troubleshooting: Discuss common challenges faced by beginners and learn practical tips to overcome them. We will also discuss the different types of heels. 

By the end of this class, participants will have a solid understanding of the sock heel knitting process, and with a bit of practice, you will be knitting heels confidently. Whether you're knitting for yourself or as a heartfelt gift, this class will set you on a path to creating beautiful wearable art that fits comfortably.

Materials to Bring to the Workshop:

  • Pattern:  Fish Lips Kiss Heel by Sox Therapist and the Mina's Vanilla Sock Recipe by Knitting Expat Designs

  • Sock: a started sock that has the cuff and leg knit to desired length. Fingering weight sock yarn for the heel. You can use leftovers of mini skeins if you wish for a contrast heel. 

  • Needles: appropriate for your yarn, if you are a tight knitter, I recommend US 2, otherwise US1. Participants can choose Magic Loop, DPNs, Or 9” circulars. Please note: If using 9” circulars, you may want to have a second 9” or 12” circular to knit your heel. 


Skill Level: Intermediate
Skill Details:
Materials Included: No
Requirements: Advanced Beginner, needs to know knit and purl stitches and basic decreases, like knit two together and slip slip knit.
Instructor: Angela

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