Intermediate | 1 hour 17 min
Here's a fun, portable project for intermediate knitters – create multicolored footie socks with Wendy Bernard. This project is great for learning the basics of sock knitting. You will learn how to expertly turn a heel and shape a gusset, and then you’ll see how to graft the toe stitches together with Kitchener stitch. Wendy provides a written pattern with three different size options, and she also demonstrates how to make perfect pom poms to attach to the heels.
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What you’ll get:
Here’s what you’ll need:Yarn for Blue/Gray Version:
- Spud & Chloe Fine (80% superwash wool, 20% silk - 248 yards [227 meters] / 65 grams) 1 hank each #7806 Calypso (MC) and #7822 Sidewalk (CC)
- Spud & Chloe Stripey Fine (80% superwash wool, 20% silk - 191 yards [175 meters) / 50 grams] 1 hank #7854 Orange Cream (MC)
- Spud & Chloe Fine (80% superwash wool, 20% silk - 248 yards [227 meters] / 65 grams) 1 hank #7811 Bumblebee (CC)
- One set double-pointed needles size US 1 (2.25 mm)
- Change needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge
- 3/8" pom pom maker
- Strong thread such as craft button thread
- Tapestry needle
- Measuring tape
- Cast onto double pointed needles
- Create a cuff using 1x1 Rib Stitch Pattern
- Turn a sock heel and pick up stitches for the gusset
- Shape the heel gusset and the toe
- Use Kitchener stitch to graft the toe stitches together
- Make a yarn pom pom using a pom pom maker
What you’ll get:
- Learn the basics of sock knitting by making multicolored footie socks
- 5 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
- Detailed supplies list and downloadable PDF pattern ($8 value)
- Step-by-step expert instruction from knitwear designer Wendy Bernard
- The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students
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80 users recommended this class to a friend
Wendy, you sure make things easier to understand! I hadn't even looked into DPN work, but now I comprehend it more and look forward to making some socks to start off with! Thank you so much!!!!
December 1, 2022
Making socks has always been intimidating for me. After watching Wendy's demonstration, I feel ready to make my first pair of socks! Thanks, Wendy!!!
More than 3 months ago