Intermediate | 1 hour
Taught by Wendy Bernard
Here's a fun, portable project for intermediate knitters – create multicolored footie socks with Wendy Bernard. This project is great for learning the basics of sock knitting. You will learn how to expertly turn a heel and shape a gusset, and then you’ll see how to graft the toe stitches together with Kitchener stitch. Wendy provides a written pattern with three different size options, and she also demonstrates how to make perfect pom poms to attach to the heels.


· How to turn a sock heel and pick up stitches for the gusset

· How to shape the heel gusset and the toe

· How to use Kitchener stitch to graft the toe stitches together

· How to make a yarn pom pom using a pom pom maker
Learn how to:
  • Cast onto double pointed needles
  • Create a cuff using 1x1 Rib Stitch Pattern
  • Turn a sock heel and pick up stitches for the gusset
  • Shape the heel gusset and the toe
  • Use Kitchener stitch to graft the toe stitches together
  • Make a yarn pom pom using a pom pom maker

What you’ll get:
  • Learn the basics of sock knitting by making multicolored footie socks
  • 5 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list and downloadable PDF pattern ($8 value)
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from knitwear designer Wendy Bernard
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students


Chapters
Introduction
00:52
Materials
00:20
Knit Socks
05:11
14:39
08:08
Make Pom Poms
08:40
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
Yarn for Blue/Gray Version:
  • Spud & Chloe Fine (80% superwash wool, 20% silk - 248 yards [227 meters] / 65 grams) 1 hank each #7806 Calypso (MC) and #7822 Sidewalk (CC)
Yarn for Orange/Yellow Version:
  • Spud & Chloe Stripey Fine (80% superwash wool, 20% silk - 191 yards [175 meters) / 50 grams] 1 hank #7854 Orange Cream (MC)
  • Spud & Chloe Fine (80% superwash wool, 20% silk - 248 yards [227 meters] / 65 grams) 1 hank #7811 Bumblebee (CC)
Needles:
  • One set double-pointed needles size US 1 (2.25 mm)
  • Change needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge
Notions:
  • 3/8" pom pom maker
  • Strong thread such as craft button thread
  • Tapestry needle
  • Measuring tape
Discussion
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