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07/13 Sock Knitting 101: DK Weight
07/13 Sock Knitting 101: DK Weight Sold
07/13 Sock Knitting 101: DK Weight Sold
07/13 Sock Knitting 101: DK Weight Sold

07/13 Sock Knitting 101: DK Weight


Level Beginner Plus

This is a general guideline, check individual class page for more details.

Beginner: No experience necessary — we’ll teach you everything!

Beginner Plus:   You have taken a 101 class or equivalent. You are familiar with threading your machine or know basic knit or crochet stitches.

Intermediate: You’ve got a few projects under your belt. You’ve made a few things and are looking to increase your knowledge.

Advanced: You know quite a bit about your chosen craft and you’re ready to take it to the next level.

Teacher Kristen
Spaces 6 out of 6 spaces left!

6 left in stock

Three classes total:
07/13/22, 5:30pm - 7pm
07/20/22, 5:30pm - 7pm

07/27/22, 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Are you excited to delve into the world of sock knitting, but still unsure of tiny needles or yarn? Then this Sock Knitting 101 class is for you. We will make a pair of DK weight socks perfect to learn the techniques of sock knitting while also feeling fast. DK socks are great house socks, thick winter socks, and hiking socks!
We will knit these socks cuff down with a Heel Flap and Gusset. We will learn techniques such as the German Twisted Cast On and Kitchener stitch.

Techniques to Be Comfortable With
  •  Basic Knit Stitches: Knit and Purl
  • Decrease Stitches: K2tog and SSK
  • Magic Loop (if this is your method of choice)
Required Materials
  • DK Weight Yarn
    • FTC Recommended Yarns: Pishkun, Juicy DK, Arbor, Scout
    • You may also hold fingering weight double if you are comfortable with working with two strands of yarn.
  •  US 3 (3.25mm) Knitting needles for your preferred method
    • Small circulars: Addi 8” circular and either DPNS or 32” circular for heels and toes
    • Magic Loop: 32” circular needle
    • DPN’s: 6” set
  • Optional: Coordinating Sew-All Thread for reinforcing heels and toes
  • Tapestry Needle
Please knit a 20 st x 10 row swatch before class.

Ages 18+