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Location: Dartmouth Yarns, 122 Portland St.
Are you ready to take the plunge and become a maker of socks? Learn to knit socks the easy way, using magic loop, cuff-to-toe, with an afterthought heel. In Meeting 1, we will introduce you to knitting-in-the-round with the magic loop technique. After a short cuff, you will learn to make the heel placeholder and begin knitting the foot. Your homework will be to continue knitting the foot to the beginning of the toe decreases. Meeting 2 will focus on narrowing and grafting the toe closed, then returning to finish the sock heel. We will make a full-sized sock in class using worsted-weight yarn.
Meetings: Sundays, Nov. 26 1:00-4:00, and Dec. 3, 2:30-4:00
Skill level: Intermediate, students should be comfortable with all basic knitting skills, including knit & purl, increasing & decreasing, and following patterns. No experience knitting with magic loop is expected.
Materials: 100g Cascade 220 superwash (medium or light colour is best), 32" or longer circular needle 3.75-4.5mm or size to get a nice tight gauge of about 24 st/4", large tapestry needle, stitch markers.
Maximum enrollment: 5