Ewe-nique Knits

Toe Up Sock Knitting

$ 90.00

3 in stock.

Pre-requisite: Have knitted and completed at least 3 projects. Mastered the knit stitch, purl stitch, casting on of any method, binding off and are eager to increase your knitting education by learning new techniques/skills and developing knitting independence.
Homework
-Knit a 4”x4” gauge in stockinette stitch by casting on 24 stitches with US#3 DP’s
o Knit a row
o Purl a row
-Bring swatch to class for measurement

Course Overview: Learn how to knit a pair of adult “Toe Up” dk/sport weight socks for your feet or feet of someone worthy of your knitting using double pointed needles. The student will focus on the toe up anatomy of knitting socks with an afterthought heel.

The following stitches/techniques are learning points of the class:

  • Casting on “Toe”
  • SSK
  • K2 tog
  • M1L & M1R
  • Picking up stitches from waste yarn
  • Positioning waste yarn for afterthought heel
  • TBL

Class Supplies: *Supplies are additional and yarn must be purchased at Ewe-nique Knits
Yarn: Select one of the following three options
o 270 yards of any DK?Sport weight self striping sock yarn
o 270 yards of any DK/Sport weight yarn
Knitting Needles: US #3 Double Points or size to attain gauge.
Pattern: Churchmouse Yarns & Teas Basic Sock may be purchased at Ewe-nique Knits/Ravelry
*Optional sock reinforcement thread for heels & toes if desired

Project Level:

-Projects may include simple stitch patterns, color work, and/or shaping. (yarnstandards.com)