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Knitting Socks using Traditional Techniques Thursday evening (February Start) £90

Price: £90
Duration: 5 Weeks
Time: 6.00 – 8.30
Starts: Thu 27 February, 2020
Day(s): Thursday
Tutor: Sarah Bramwell
Until: Thu 26 March, 2020

Bring your 4ply sock knitting wool and 3mm double ended needles or circular knitting needles and start your first sock. 

Week 1. Casting on.  

Use a variety of techniques to start circular knitting to make small tubes. Try double ended needles or sock knitting needles. Chose a method that suits you, including magic loops and knitting two at a time socks. 

Week 2.Turning a heel. 

How to build a heel and turn the corner to the foot. 

Week 3. 

Continue with the sock gusset. Ideas for designing your own socks. Adding details, texture and colour. 

Week 4.  

Shaping the toes, and comfortable bind offs including the Russian 3 needle bind off and the dreaded Kitchener stitch. 

Week 5. 

Afterthought heels. Steeking  a heel. Ways to make the most of leftover yarn and resulting ‘scrappy socks ‘.

Please bring your 4ply sock knitting wool and 3mm double ended needles or circular knitting needles to start your first sock.

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