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Rock Your Socks with Hannah Thiessen

Rock Your Socks
Explore unique sock construction methods to achieve your perfect fit! Socks are among the most popular things to knit and rightfully so: they're small, portable, and are the perfect one-skein project to celebrate a souvenir skein or brilliantly hand-dyed hank. In this class, we'll explore how yarn choices, construction methods, plus a variety of cast-ons, heels, toes, and shaping that can help you identify the perfect route to your best-fitting sock. Even experienced sock knitters should be prepared to walk out with a deeper understanding of this knitted accessory! 
Skill Level:
Skill Details:
Intermediate to Advanced
Skill Level Requirement Students should know how to cast on, bind off, and do the following stitches: k2tog, ssk. They should be comfortable working on small needles and have worked in the round before. Materials List Students should pick a fingering weight yarn from the stash or shop in advance of the course, or be prepared to pick one up in class or the day before at the very least. Sock yarns are yarns with a tight twist, fingering or sport weight and must be multi-plies. You are welcome to bring your own handspun sock yarns if you spin! Student Prep List Students should knit a swatch on US 0-2 needles using their sock yarn that is at least 60 stitches cast on and 3" tall. Please knit your swatch in the round!
Instructor Name:
Hannah Thiessen
Instructor Bio:
Hannah Thiessen is a fiber-loving creative who works full time for several yarn related brands and also as the CCO of Knitcrate, a yarn of the month subscription club. In 2017 she wrote Slow Knitting, a book about careful making and thoughtful yarn selection, and is currently writing her second book, Slow Knitting Seasonally, due to come out in 2020. She is passionate about garment and sock knitting and yarn construction, and also spins, crochets, quilts, sews, paints and weaves. She currently lives in Franklin, Tennessee with her fiance and two cats.

Rock Your Socks with Hannah Thiessen

$ 85.00
 Closed  10AM- 8PM  10AM- 8PM  10 - 5PM  10 - 8PM  10AM - 5PM  10AM - 5PM

  • 5204 Kingston Pike ste 1
  • Knoxville, TN 37919
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