Crochet Ribbed Socks
Intermediate | 1 hour 10 min
Crochet Ribbed Socks
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Taught by Cal Patch
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If you have experience crocheting, you know that crocheted fabric stretches more lengthwise than vertically The sideways construction of this ribbed sock takes advantage of that aspect for a stretchy and extra comfortable fit. Instructor Cal Patch is a clothing designer and author, and she demonstrates how her modular sock design can magically turn rectangular panels into a perfectly fitting sock. Begin with crocheting the body of the sock in ribbed rows, then work a heel in short rows, and finish with the toe in the round and a ribbed cuff. Cal teaches you how to properly measure your foot and where to adjust your crochet stitches for a sock that is unique to you. You can use any weight of yarn depending on the thickness of the fabric you prefer. There are so many fun yarn and color combinations to explore that once you crochet one sock, you won't want to stop. 
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Yarn - Cal uses about 300 yards total of high-twist, worsted-weight wool yarn in three different colors and an E/3.5mm hook, which is a good place to start for first-time sock makers. You can also use a sock weight or fingering weight yarn for a thinner sock.
  • Stitch markers or scrap yarn
  • Tapestry needle
  • Scissors 
  • Measuring tape
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Learn how to:
  • Crochet a sock with a ribbed stitch and modular construction
  • Crochet in rows and in rounds
  • Work in single crochet, half double crochet, foundation half double crochet, and in the back loop
  • Measure your foot for a custom fit sock
  • Join new yarn colors
  • Construct a heel with short rows
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Crochet Ribbed Socks Reviews
22 users recommended this class to a friend
Sherry Peterson
Excited to try this.
More than 3 months ago
 
Lina Desforges
Easy to follow, easy stitches to accomplish, and allows for personalising sizing.
More than 3 months ago
 
Karen Maddox
Loved trying this heel
More than 3 months ago