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My First Socks

with Lucy Neatby
Put a handmade spring in your step as you knit your first, favorite pair of socks. Use yarns you love to make beautiful, comfortable socks with step-by-step guidance.

Learn how to knit socks with designer and author Lucy Neatby. Find out how to cast on with perfect tension. Knit in the round using your favorite method and choose one of four style variations for your ribbed cuff. Work your sock leg in stockinette with no gaps, before creating a heel flap that's shaped to curve gently around the back of your foot. Finish the sides of your heel flap, and decrease in the round until you reach your original number of stitches. Get the perfect foot length, and shape the toe for a great fit using a technique that makes grafting a breeze. Finish your socks with techniques for closing holes, fixing any imperfect stitches and more. Knit cute, cozy socks you can't wait to pull on. 

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Lesson plan

14:54

Lesson 1. Sock Anatomy & Casting On

  • Meet your instructor, knitwear designer Lucy Neatby, and learn more about the top-down socks you'll be making and the materials you'll need. Then jump right into casting on using a long-tail cast-on. Lucy shows you two ways!

27:47

Lesson 2. Joining & Working in the Round

35:19

Lesson 3. Cuffs, Edgings & the Leg

21:42

Lesson 4. The Heel

26:02

Lesson 5. Knit-Up Round & Instep Shaping

40:21

Lesson 6. The Toe & Finishing

12:01

Lesson 7. Choosing Your Sock Options

"I am finding the sock knitting class one of the best classes I have done. Lucy's video instructions are very clear and easy to follow. She makes it very easy for her pupils to understand every section, and being able to use the 30-second playback is brilliant just to be able to keep pace with the teacher. All in all I am so glad I enrolled for this class and, Lucy, I thank you for introducing me to sock knitting."
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