It is no accident that we have a sock class starting on March 21, and ending on April 4th. This is the perfect time to learn how to make socks! The sock is one of the worlds greatest spring and summer knitting projects. Here’s why:
1. Portability. Socks are a one skein project. You may throw it in your purse, your backpack, your picnic basket, or your bike basket. Have sock – will travel!
2. Light Weight. Socks are usually made with fine, so called “sock yarn” which means it doesn’t feel hot and heavy in your hands and on your lap while you work it on your balcony on a clement evening.
3. A very fun knit! Sock patterns are a great combination of stimulating, entertaining knitting, broken up with periods of automatic, repetitive stuff. Take it to the patio and gab with your pals as you knit these parts. Sock patterns are also easy to memorize so there’s no need to worry whether you forgot your pattern on the sofa.
4. Sock yarns come in delicious, summery colours, and it’s easy to take some wardrobe risks when it comes to the feet!
5. At the end of it all, you’ll have socks! Socks that will be ready for next fall to keep your toes warm, socks that will be ready by December to give as gifts.
Some sock inspiration ↑. It’s a sock-in-progress by Lilja. She’s using one of the self striping yarns by Turtlepurl called “Angry Birds” .
Thursday March 21, 28, April 4, 7-9pm
$76, materials not included
Students should be familiar with double pointed needles before joining this class
You can register by calling 416 533 5648, or coming by 1050 Queen St. West.