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knitting series : make your own socks

it's time to make your own pair of socks!

In this class you will learn to knit a cozy pair of socks from the top down using worsted weight yarn. 

In class students will also learn how to:
- make socks for all your family and friends in all different weight yarns. 
- the anatomy of a sock and how to custom fit
- knit in the round using Magic loop or double pointed needles
- reinforce heel
- turning the heel 
- Kitchener stitch. 

Instructed by Juliet McDonnell. 

Required Materials:

- pattern - Classic Sock #29 by Yankee Knitter (purchase from Ravelry: #29 Classic Socks- baby, child & adult socks pattern by Melinda Goodfellow
- yarn - 1 ball or skein of worsted weight yarn (Approx 220yds). It is suggested that the yarn should contain 15 - 20% nylon for strength. 

Here is our list of recommended yarns to use for this project. All can be bought from  All Products at WEBS |

Cascade - Pacifica Multi 
Euro Baby- Fair Isle
Novita 7- Brothers
Plymouth Yarns- Encore worsted Colorspun
Plymouth Yarns - Encore worsted (solid colors)
Universal Yarns - Deluxe stripes
Berroco - Vintage (solid)

Please have yarn wound and ready to be knit with at the start of the class. 

Required tools: 

- needles - US5 32” or 40” circular needle OR US5 Double pointed needles
- chibi tapestry or darning needle
- scissors
- notebook & pencil

Please have yarn wound and ready to be knit with at the start of the class.

Need to be confident in the knit and purl stitch, ideally how to do the rib stitch but not essential. Cast on and cast off. 
There will be homework involved in order to finish your project.

Cancellation Policy:
If you are unable to attend the class, you may receive a refund or credit for a future class ONLY if we are notified in writing via email at least 72 hours prior to the first class AND we are able to fill your spot.  No other refunds or credits will be given for missed classes.  By registering for the class, you are agreeing to this cancellation policy.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Skill Details:
Instructor: Juliet McDonnell

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.
  • Tel: 908.232.0600
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  • 361 South Avenue E, Suite 4 (2nd fl)
  • Westfield, NJ 07090