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Online Class

Next Steps in Socks

Step up your sock knitting by learning how to create a pair with unique patterned stitchwork.

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What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including an exclusive sock pattern and sizing guide
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Lucy Neatby
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

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  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Experiment with fun new stitch patterns as you make a colorful pair of socks alongside knitting author and designer Lucy Neatby. Discover how to choose coordinating sock yarn, create a decorative heel and switch between multiple stitch patterns. By the end of class, you'll know so many new stitches, and have one-of-a-kind socks to show off.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Choosing Yarn & Needles
Meet Lucy Neatby and get started on your sock project with tips for choosing coordinating yarns. Then, learn how to create a swatch that fits your desired fabric density and measure gauge using a garter stitch band. Next, explore your needle options, from double-pointed to circular setups.
2. Starting Sideways: Garter Cuff
3. Leg & Stitch Patterns
4. Patterned Heel Flap
5. Patterned Heel Turn & Foot
6. Patterned Toe & Finishing

Recommended with this class

  • Fingering-weight variegated and solid yarn
  • Set of 5 DPNs in a size that gives you a firm stockinette fabric. Suggested needle sizes 2-2.5 mm (US Size 0-2)

Taught by

Lucy Neatby
Lucy Neatby
A former navigation officer for British cargo ships, Lucy Neatby now finds herself submerged in the fabulous world of fiber. Whether designing, writing or instructing, she strives to bring out the true fun in knitting. Her website, Lucy Neatby Designs, is no different. Lucy is also the face behind a series of instructional DVDs, Learn with Lucy, and the author of popular books, including Cool Socks Warm Feet, Cool Knitters Finish in Style and A Little Book of BIG Holes for Hand-Knitters.

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