Donna Druchunas
Craftsy Instructor

Vermont

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Donna Druchunas escaped a corporate cubicle to honor her passions for knitting, world travel, research and writing. She is the author of Arctic Lace, Successful Lace Knitting, Kitty Knits and Ethnic Knitting Exploration: Lithuania, Iceland, and Ireland. She teaches workshops around the world on topics such as rug knitting, spinning and dying, Lithuanian socks, Japanese sweaters and Norwegian pullovers. Donna lives in a 150 year old New England ... Read Full Bio »

Donna's Craftsy Classes

Knit Sock Workshop

Designer and author Donna Druchunas walks you through knitting socks from the ground up. From casting on to binding off, Donna details simple steps to make intricate sock patterns easy and enjoyable. Once you've worn handmade socks, your feet won't be satisfied with anything else. Donna introduces you to knitting from the toe up so you can try on the sock as you knit and adjust the height of the cuff. You will discover two techniques for starting a sock, three different heel techniques, and usefuls tips and tricks like the figure-8 cast-on and stretchy bind-off. Learn to read charts and use double-pointed or circular needles to create lace and stranded colorwork in the round.

$39.99

Knit Original Cuff-Down Socks

Master the traditional method of knitting socks with expert knitter and author Donna Druchunas. Donna guides you through sock fitting, heel shaping and stitch pattern choices. You'll learn to use three different needle types (double-pointed needles, two circular needles or the magic loop). Even super-experienced sock knitters will discover inspired variations on heels and toes, stitches, yarns, needles and colors. Whether you customize the universal pattern, or tackle one of Donna's three bonus sock designs, you will love the results.

$39.99

Knit Original Toe-Up Socks

Say goodbye forever to the Kitchener stitch and embrace toe-up knitting, an ancient technique that's quickly gaining new fans. Donna shows you how to create your own sock design by combining different heels and toes with beautiful stitch patterns. Three bonus sock patterns are included. Warm and cozy and cute - that's what your feet will be when you put them in hand-knit socks. Inspired, happy and proud - that's how you'll feel when you're the one who knit them by hand. Ready, willing, and able - that's what Craftsy is when it comes to helping you knit socks from the toe up!

$29.99 $39.99

Donna's Craftsy Workshops

Lacy Leaves

$7.99  $15.99  

Meet Donna

Donna's Patterns

Belarus Hood - SheeptoShawl.com

$6.00

Spring's First Blush - Sheeptoshawl.com

$6.00

Amish Oval Rug

$5.00
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Donna's Projects

Lithuanian Raglan Pullover Sweater
Lithuanian Fingerless Gloves
Lithuanian Wristers
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Donna's Blog