“The Joy of Sox”- Knitting in the round

10-4 (Lunch break 12.30-1.30pm)

A session devoted to knitting in the round- a way of avoiding seams in your work.

Using multiple needles and understanding a pattern written for this method
Practice using circular needles and “magic loop method” and adapting a multiple needle pattern by using stitch markers.

  • We make a “mini sock”, to practice the basics
  • We will practice “wrap and turn”.
  • Learn a three needle cast off for a stronger toe seam.

Learn with nice people in a relaxed environment with Complimentary tea/coffee/biscuits.

2 hour classes as an extension of basic skills

  • We will try different styles of cast on to help you choose which way best suits you.
  • Learn how to reinforce the heel for better wear.
  • OR “toe up”- to really stretch skills