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Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Lisa Carnahan
Learn to Knit Socks
Learn to Knit Socks
Lisa Carnahan, Instructor

Keep your family's feet toasty warm with handknit socks! Learn 3 techniques on a classic sock pattern. Find out more in the Class Description below.

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Learn how to knit fabulous socks in this informative, online knitting class taught by knitted sock expert, designer and shop owner Lisa Carnahan. Best of all, this knitting class will teach you the three most popular methods of making socks so that you can knit socks with the technique YOU like best!

Everything you need to know to get started is right here in one knitting class -- the materials needed, construction of a sock and the three most popular technique options for knitting socks. Plus, you'll get a unisex Stockinette stitch sock pattern with a heel flap and gusset shaping. The sock pattern has eight sizes so you can knit a pair for the entire family. You'll learn as you create, gaining knowledge about knitting methods that include working the sock on double pointed needles, two circular needles and one long circular needle.

Get acquainted with the right yarns to select, different notions that can be used, demonstrations of knitting in the round, constructing the cuff, leg, heel, foot and toe, casting on stitches. You will get expert advice on working the heel flap, explanations of short rows and shaping and finishing the toe.

This knitting class will be suitable for someone with basic knowledge of knitting, including casting on, the knit stitch and the purl stitch.

Annie's online classes include downloadable and printable class patterns in PDF format in addition to the online video content. You can view online classes at your convenience, 24/7, 365 days a year from any mobile device, both tablet and non-tablet (phones, iPod Touch, etc.) but classes are best viewed on tablets or computers. All Annieĺs online classes and DVDs have closed captioning.
FREE -- Class Overview
1:37
FREE -- Introduction
3:12
Choosing the Best Yarn
6:20
Three Sock-Knitting Techniques
13:19
Basic Sock Construction
3:51
Casting On & Knitting the Cuff
25:26
Knitting the Leg
2:08
Working the Heel
28:51
Knitting the Foot
2:10
Working the Toe
15:01
Class Wrap-Up
1:10
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August 7, 2018
Mary Lou K
This video was very helpful. I followed the instructor for my first sock, using the pattern provided. I just started a different sock pattern and went back to watch again when I got to the heel! Very much appreciated the ability to watch again and again!
March 3, 2018
Carolyn W
This is a great dvd for a new knitter learning on dpns. If you want to master the other methods, it is not as informative. I realize that I can rewind as many times as I need in order to master a technique, but the instructor flies through the Kitchener stitch and doesn't really explain it well. So on my project, the grafting of the toe looked funny and didn't turn out like hers. My only problem with the class was the toe part.
February 14, 2018
Connie M
I thought the class was very helpful. Very easy to follow and clear on each step of the process for socks on DPNs. I hope she does a class on circular needles start to finish in the future,
December 30, 2017
Lisa E
This is a wonderful class! The instructor was very easy to follow.
July 15, 2017
Ginger S
I found her style of teaching very frustrating. Each time she moved on to another step she didn't hold up her work to show where she just completed. She was too quick to continue knitting and not clearly review before moving forward. I had to keep rewinding with hope to catch a glimpse of where exactly she was, and kept hoping for a review before the next step. I watched more of her basic knitting than explaining. I had to continually rip my work especially when she was creating the gusset and doing the decreasing. I was hoping to find another instructor that offered sock knitting so I could switch but she seemed to be the only instructor.

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