This Sock Knitting Kit is suitable for beginner sock knitters. The kit contains detailed instructions with photo's and links to video tutorials to guide you through you every step of sock knitting.
Choose your colour! Before purchasing this item please make a note of the yarn colour you would like included in the kit by visiting the 4 ply Chora or Sparkle Yarn page. Please make a note of the yarn name as you will be asked to specify this on the order.
This kit contains:
Your choice of 1 x 100g skein of Chora or Sparkle Yarn
With the Let the Yarn Shine sock pattern you can learn to knit socks by following a pattern full of detailed instructions, photos and hints and tips PLUS every stage has a supporting video tutorial!
Have you ever wanted to knit your owns socks but don’t know where to start?
Would you like to treat your feet to something comfortable and cozy?
Do you have that one off skein of sock yarn in your stash just waiting for the perfect pattern to show off its colours?
Do you enjoy a project that combines mindless TV or social knitting but also has parts to keep you interested?
Do you like a small project you can pop in your bag to knit when the opportunity strikes?
If your answer is YES to any of these questions why not give sock knitting a go!
The Let the Yarn Shine sock pattern has been written for the knitter who is brand new to sock knitting. You will need to be comfortable with working knit and purl stitches and k2tog, ssk and p2tog decreases.
Using the pattern and the programme of supporting video tutorials, we will go through every stage of sock knitting step-by-step. There are also lots of photos and handy hints included in the pattern too.
With this kit and pattern you will learn:
How a top down sock is constructed
How to choose your materials for future sock projects
How to use double pointed needles to knit in the round
How to measure a foot and easily adjust your sock lengths for a perfect fitting sock
How to cast on and divide your stitches over the double pointed needles
How to knit a slip stitch heel flap
How to create a gusset for a snug and comfortable fitting sock
How to shape the toes
How to work Kitchener Stitch to finish your socks
How to block your socks for a smooth and professional finish
Working with double pointed needles and starting at the cuff this pattern will guide you through each stage of sock knitting step-by-step with full video tutorials. The pattern has 3 sizes, although these are easily customisable and details are given on how to adjust for a perfect fitting sock.
As the pattern name suggests - these socks are ideal for showcasing a colourful skein of fingering weight / 4 ply yarn!
Skills / Techniques Used – Knit, purl, slip stitch, short rows, decreases
Sizes and Measurements
Hand knit socks are designed to be slightly smaller than the foot length to give a small amount of negative ease. This means that they will hug the foot and leg and stay in place.
The sizes given in this pattern are for adult sizes in small, medium and large. Full details of the measurements and how to adjust for the perfect fitting sock are given in the pattern.
The size shown in the pattern photographs is for a small adult.
32 stitches and 44 rows to 4” / 10cm in stockinette stitch after blocking
*The free pattern will be an e-mailed digital version. If you would like a printed copy then this will be provided for an additional £1.50
**There will be an option to purchase these additional items on your order.