Smooth Operator Socks: Mastering the Afterthought Heel
Saturday, January 26, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Susan B. Anderson
Do you love using self-striping and patterning sock yarn for knitting socks but get stuck when the stripes go awry at the heel? The super-popular Smooth Operator Afterthought Heel is the perfect solution for you! Join sock knitting expert, Susan B. Anderson, and work through her twist on the afterthought heel. In class you will be covering loads of sock knitting tips and tricks, and working through the Smooth Operator afterthought heel together in class. Techniques covered will include tips for making matching socks, putting in a waste yarn place holder in a different way, several ways to get rid of those pesky holes at the sides of the heel, a surefire way to remember the kitchener stitch every time and how to get rid of those donkey ears, a no-kitchener version of heels and toes, and so much more! Come to class ready to work hard on your sock techniques through large group discussion, small group technique demonstrations and individual help.
Knit/purl; cast on/bind off; increase/decrease; working in the round; have knit a few accessories; basic finishing techniques; knowledge of sock construction
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Materials Fee (to Be Paid Directly to the Teacher):