Two-at-a-Time Sock Workshop — September 2024
Two-at-a-Time Sock Workshop — September 2024

Two-at-a-Time Sock Workshop — September 2024

Regular price$70.00
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Two-at-a-Time Sock Workshop

Teacher: Jill Tamminen

Cost: $70

When: Sunday, September 29, 2:30–4:30

Description: Learn how to make socks two at a time! Join Jill Tamminen from Knit Sisu to learn how to cast on and start knitting two socks at once, eliminating the dreaded "second sock syndrome." (Bonus: This technique works for sweater sleeves too!) No sock-knitting experience is necessary. The class will use the two-at-a-time technique to start a pair of cuff-down socks, and the heel and toe will be discussed.

Prerequisites: Participants should be confident in basic knitting skills, including casting on, knitting, purling, and binding off, and have experience knitting with fingering weight yarn.

Homework: None.

Min/max number of participants: 4/8

Materials to bring along:

  • Two separate balls of sock yarn purchased from Spun, at least 50g each (can be one 100g-skein wound into two balls, although please note that Spun staff cannot split it for you)
  • Size US2 circular needle, 40” or 47”
  • Tapestry needle
  • Simpler Sisu Sock Pattern will be provided by the instructor during class

 

Jill Tamminen is the owner and designer of Knit Sisu knitting patterns. She designs for the Everyday Knitter with clear, accessible, unfussy knitting patterns, and always provides support along the way.

Along with being a designer, Jill is a professional knitting instructor. Having worked with individuals and groups of knitters of all skill levels, Jill understands what knitters want (and do not want) out of a project. She has been a published and featured designer for many yarn companies and dyers, has multiple published designs, and has been featured on the K2Tog podcast and on Twisted Stitches. 

What is SISU? Sisu is a Finnish word that describes a mindset of quiet strength, determination, courage, humility, resilience, and gratitude. Jill grew up with Sisu, and tries to carry its wisdom into all aspects of her life.

When she's not knitting, you can find Jill on long walks or hikes with her husband, practicing yoga, cooking, reading, or playing with their pup, Sig.


Before you register

Please take time to review our class policies here, including our cancellation policy.

If a class is sold out you may call the shop at 734-780-7867 to be placed on a waitlist.

When you register you will receive an automated email with information about the class, including a coupon code for 10% off your class materials (yarn and fiber). Please check your spam folder if you don't see it, and be sure to save it so that you can refer back to it later.

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