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with Lucy Neatby
Online Class

Next Steps in Socks

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Overview

Experiment with fun new stitch patterns as you make a colorful pair of socks alongside knitting author and designer Lucy Neatby. Discover how to choose coordinating sock yarn, create a decorative heel and switch between multiple stitch patterns. By the end of class, you'll know so many new stitches, and have one-of-a-kind socks to show off.

Details

  • intermediate
  • 6 episodes
  • 2h20m

Included in this Class

1. Choosing Yarn & Needles
25m

1. Choosing Yarn & Needles

Meet Lucy Neatby and get started on your sock project with tips for choosing coordinating yarns. Then, learn how to create a swatch that fits your desired fabric density and measure gauge using a garter stitch band. Next, explore your needle options, from double-pointed to circular setups.

2. Starting Sideways: Garter Cuff
24m

2. Starting Sideways: Garter Cuff

Discover how to start knitting sideways with a garter cuff. You'll learn how to make the cuff with waste yarn and finish it with grafting. Lucy will then help you choose a pattern size and walk you through the included Fiesta Feet sock pattern.

3. Leg & Stitch Patterns
16m

3. Leg & Stitch Patterns

Learn how to work your socks by knitting from the cuff and darning the yarn tails from two different colors. Once you've got this technique down, move on to knitting the leg with two fun stitch patterns: shell bobbles and star stitch.

Recommended with this class

  • Fingering-weight variegated and solid yarn
  • Set of 5 DPNs in a size that gives you a firm stockinette fabric. Suggested needle sizes 2-2.5 mm (US Size 0-2)