Getting started with Toe up Socks (ONLINE)
This is an online zoom workshop spread over 2 Sundays
March 7th and 14th 2- 4pm SOLD OUT
The classes will take place on the ZOOM site. We have chosen times to suit those in Europe and North America as well and hope you can join us!
Well before the class we will be emailing you very clear information on how to log onto ZOOM and the class (it really is very easy!) as well as emailing you any relevant class information.
You will need to register on the Zoom website with the email address you plan to use for your booking . If you would like to use a different email address please let us know when you make your booking.
For more info please visit https://zoom.us/
PLEASE NOTE: If you have not received a zoom link 48 hours before the class, please get in touch with the shop via email or phone.
This class has been designed to teach the intermediate knitter how to knit socks from the toe up using Jane’s favourite methods and techniques. Over the course of the two sessions we will cover the following techniques as well as introduce you to the pleasure of knitting your own socks from the toe up.
Using long circular needles in the Magic Loop method
The use of short rows for creating three dimensional shapes
Knitting in the round
Left and right slanting decreases and increases
Judy’s Magic Cast On
Elizabeth Zimmermann’s sewn cast off.
Participants need to be able to knit and purl with reasonable confidence and speed, increase and decrease and read written instructions.
You will need:
100g sock weight yarn
2.5mm 80 cm circular needle.
WHEN BOOKING A CLASS ONLINE PLEASE MAKE SURE TO INCLUDE YOUR PHONE NUMBER AND EMAIL SO WE CAN CONTACT YOU IF NECCESSARY.
Jane Lithgow is a lifelong knitter, taught by her grandmother as a child. She can draw on this experience to give good clear, practical advice to the novice and expert knitter alike.
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photograph© Laine publishing for 52 Weeks of Socks