Online Class

Knit Sock Workshop

$29.99$39.99

Expand your sock-knitting options with a toolkit of helpful tips and techniques! Learn the Kitchener stitch, the figure-8 cast-on and much more.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 12 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including sock patterns and a materials list
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Donna Druchunas
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

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.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
12:04
Meet Donna Druchunas as she takes the mystery out of knitting socks.
2. Charts and Materials
24:48
3. Anatomy of a Sock
14:57
4. Making Socks That Fit
33:46
5. Knitting the Toes
01:00:42
6. Best Foot Forward
01:04:00
7. Heel Openings
41:46
8. Leg Work
41:39
9. The Afterthought Heel
50:29
10. Finishing the Socks
31:33
11. Bonus: Knitting Socks on Circular Needles
11:20
12. Bonus: The Short Row Heel
25:40

Taught by

Donna Druchunas
Donna Druchunas
Donna is an expert on ethnic patterns and techniques and is the author of six books, including Arctic Lace. She teaches workshops around the world on topics such as rug knitting, spinning and dyeing, Lithuanian socks, Japanese sweaters and Norwegian pullovers. Donna lives in a 150-year-old New England farmhouse with her husband, mother and three cats, who all help her test the usability and comfort of her finished knitted items.
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