Online class with Ann Budd

Essential Skills for Sock Knitting

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Knit feats of sock perfection in either direction! Learn solutions for every situation with heel and toe styles, shaping, cast-ons, bind-offs, troubleshooting and more.

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Ann Budd learned to knit as a child after her father brought her family to the German-speaking part of Switzerland during a one-year sabbatical. She w...Read more

Lessons (9)

Set Up for Sock Success
1. Set Up for Sock Success
Meet knitting expert Ann Budd and learn all about sock anatomy and how socks can be knitted from the top down or toe up with a variety of heel and toe...Read more
26min
Top-Down Cast-On & Working in the Round
2. Top-Down Cast-On & Working in the Round
Learn the Old Norwegian method of casting on for a super-stretchy cuff top. Ann demonstrates how to distribute your stitches on double-pointed needles...Read more
28min
Toe-Up Cast-Ons
3. Toe-Up Cast-Ons
For a seamless toe, try a magical cast-on that mimics Kitchener stitch. For a short-row toe, use a crochet hook to create a provisional cast-on, or th...Read more
15min
Top-Down Round Heel Shaping
4. Top-Down Round Heel Shaping
For a top-down sock, Ann shares one of her favorite heel-shaping methods. The round heel is great for people with high insteps and is very cushiony, t...Read more
23min
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Ann Budd learned to knit as a child after her father brought her family to the German-speaking part of Switzerland during a one-year sabbatical. She w...Read more

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Created by: Carol Liege
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