Part II Sock Knitting Workshop (two day class) – with Joanne Tomlin

Part II Sock Knitting Workshop (two day class) - with Joanne Tomlin

Our guest tutor Joanne, has over 60 years of knitting experience, and she is a textile junkie with areas of expertise being lace and sock knitting. She is a compulsive teacher and has taught students at all stages of their knitting, and until recently was the organiser of Kirkby Lonsdale Knit & Natter. Joanne loves a colourful sock.

The class will be in two parts, over two consecutive days. The ticket price of £90 is for both days and includes a set of Double Pointed Needles and a ball of sock yarn. Please make sure before booking that you are available for both classes.Please make sure you  know how to cast on, knit, purl and cast off.

You will learn sock construction, Working in a round on dpns, turning the heel, grafting the toe and working out your own ‘sock number’ so socks can be personalised, also how to add your own pattern to socks

You will take home one completed sock, your double pointed needles, and a sock pattern to be able to continue knitting the second sock.

Bring a pack lunch if you would like, or research the cafes around Kendal before you come

Day 1: 27th November – The theory, working with dpns, casting on, turning the heel

Day 2: 28th November  – Following a written pattern, grafting the toe, customising a pattern and adding detail

We will also give you 10% off any purchase in the shop on any of the class dates.

 

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