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4108
Thursday 04/27/2017, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm


Skill Level
Intermediate

Class Hours
3

Teacher
Sarah Peasley

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Old School Cuff-to-toe Socks with Sarah Peasley
Plain old vanilla socks may sound boring, but traditional, cuff-down, heel-flap socks are an excellent first sock project, an ideal choice for on-the-go knitting, and a great way to connect to knitters of yore (although sock yarn is WAY more fun now than it used to be!). Use double-pointed needles to knit a sock from the cuff down. Start with a ribbed cuff, turn a perfect heel (without that pesky hole at the corner!), and finish with a round toe. You'll make a mini sock in class, but you'll leave with the information needed to make your own custom-fit cuff-down socks!

Supplies
1.75 oz (50 g) smooth, light-colored, worsted-weight yarn; four US 6 (4 mm) double-pointed needles; safety pins; flexible measuring tape; calculator; blunt darning needle.

Homework
Cast on 24 stitches. Divide onto 3 double-pointed needles and join to work in the round, being careful not to twist. Work 1/2" of k1, p1 rib. Do not bind off. Do not cut yarn.