Sock It To Me: Techniques for Sock Knitting
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Sock It To Me: Techniques for Sock Knitting

Sock It To Me: Techniques for Sock Knitting

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87 3rd Ave

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Love knitting but intimidated by the detail and contour of socks? Learn simple shaping techniques that can be applied to any sock pattern, tricks for reinforcing heavy wear areas, and how to combine the best yarn, pattern and needles to make socks for any season.

We’ll cover:

  • Working in the round on Double Pointed Needles.
  • Turning the heel
  • Tapering the toe
  • Toe-up cast on method
  • Reinforcing techniques for heel and sole
  • Selecting the best yarn for durability and stretch
  • Selecting the best fibre content yarn for your pattern type

Materials included:

  • 1 set of Double Pointed Needles in sock gauge
  • 1 skein practice sock yarn
  • Reference doc with fibre tips and links to youtube demos of various stitch, and cast on techniques

Extra materials available during class:

  • Larger Double Pointed needles for practice
  • Cable needles for fancier patterns
  • Sock patterns to browse
This class will be taught by sock nerd and 16-year knitting veteran Keira Heu-Jwyn Chang (aka SpatialK). As with all NYC Resistor events, this class is 18+ and governed by our Code of Conduct. The Code of Conduct, as well as accessibility information, can be found at www.nycresistor.com/participate/.

Please note that refunds must be requested 72 hours in advance. If you have any questions, please email classes@nycresistor.com.
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