Two at a Time, Toe Up, Magic Loop Socks

$80.00

You will learn the magic loop knitting technique while creating a simple pair of socks knitted from the toe up, with an optional, twinned stitch, short row heel.

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Description

You will learn the magic loop knitting technique while creating a simple pair of socks knitted from the toe up, with an optional, twinned stitch, short row heel.

three 2-hour sessions

Skills needed: must have experience working in the round

Skills learned:

  • Magic loop knitting technique
  • Turning a short row heel
  • Working two socks at one time

Materials:

  • 400-450 yards of fingering weight sock yarn divided into two equal weight cakes (or go crazy with the colors as long as you have 2 equal amounts of each yarn)
  • US#1 (2.25 mm) or US#1.5 (2.5mm) 40” circular needle
  • US#1 (2.25 mm) or US#1.5 (2.5mm) 2 double pointed needles
  • Optional – scrap yarn (dk or worsted, and US#5-7 needles of any type to practice techniques)
  • Stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle
  • Copies of “The Perfect Sock”, and “Fish Lips Kiss Heel”, available on Ravelry

Additional information

Date

WE Mar 11, 18 & 25, 7-9 pm, SU May 17, 24 & 31, 2-4 pm

Teacher

Beth, Dawn