How to Knit the Modified Heel-Flap Adjustment & German Short-Row Heel (NEW!)
Sunday, January 27, 2019
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Accessories, Tips & Techniques
Learn to knit a modified heel flap adjustment (MHFA) and German short-row heel. Mina will take you step by step through working a MHFA and German short-row heel while practicing on a sample socks. She'll also guide you through how and where you may want to make changes based on your stitch count. This class will focus on working the techniques while making a cuff-down sock only, but written instructions and tips will be provided for working this heel method toe-up as well.
Technique Requirements: Knit/purl; cast on/bind off; increase/decrease; working in the round; have knit a few accessories; knowlege of sock construction; short rows
Have a sock started and ready for a heel to be put in working cuff down: Using DK or worsted-weight yarn and US 6 (4mm) needles, cast on 48 sts and join in the round. Knit 10 rows of K2, P2 ribbing followed by the leg of the sock for as long as you wish it to be in any stitch pattern you want and using the method of your choice for knitting socks (magic loop or DPNs).
Supplies to Bring:
Sample sock homework, still on its needles with working yarn attached, scrap yarn in a different color, tapestry needle, scissors, pen and paper.
Materials Fee (to Be Paid Directly to the Teacher):