Learn how to knit the heel flap, do a heel turn, pick up for gussets & the kitchener stitch in this class, using DPNs (double pointed needles). DPNs are often used to knit small circumferences such as the top of hats, cuffs, stuffies & of course, socks. This is a great alternative to the magic loop technique, using one circular needle.
Mar. 4, 11, 18, 25, 6-8pm
BEYOND BASICS: KNITTING CLASS or equivalent. You should be familiar with M1, k2tog & ssk decreases.
Beginners who are comfortable with knit & purl, cast on & bind off, & have completed a simple project following a pattern.
$85 + GST. Straight 15%* off supplies purchased for the class. TFN bag discount not included in this offer. Participants are welcome to bring their own supplies for the class.
*15% discount applies to a one time purchase only, before or on the first day of class. NOTE: Please let us know the class you’re registered in at time of discounted supplies purchase.
TECHNIQUES TO LEARN
Knitting in the round on DPNs, kitchener stitch, heel flap, turn the heel, & pick up stitches to knit the gusset.
MATERIALS TO BRING
Suggested yarn: Amore 160, 220 yds / 200 m. 3.25 mm double pointed needles, scissors, stitch markers.
Sock pattern is provided. In this class, you will knit a single sock on DPNs.