Learn to knit socks with our free sock knitting course. During this 7-week long Knit Along we will guide you through all the basic techniques you need to knit a sock. Each week we will publish part of the pattern online, along with a video tutorial, so you can knit along at your own pace. And the best bit? Participating is free!
Have you always wanted to learn how to knit socks, but never got around to it, or have you always thought it would be too tricky to master quickly? Or maybe you knitted a pair once upon a time but need to brush up on your technique? Then join our free sock knitting KAL! During our free sock knitting course, we will take you through all the basic techniques that go into knitting a pair of socks. This way, in just 7 weeks, you will have knitted a perfect pair of socks to enjoy!
In the video tutorials Jolanda will demonstrate how to knit a basic solid-colored sock in stockinette stitch. Additionally, we will provide you with patterns for a fun pair of spotty socks and a stripy pair. This way you can determine the level of difficulty of your sock-making yourself.
All the patterns and video tutorials will be posted to this blog. Participation is free and you do not have to register for the KAL. Are you in? Then make sure you have all you need to get started!
What do you need to knit a pair of socks?
Purchase the Sock Knitting Accessories Kit so you have everything you need at home all in one go! Choose either the accessories kit with sock knitting needles or the accessories kit with circular knitting needles and get started!
Sock Knitting Video Tutorials
Video 1 11th March: Preparation and details of the KAL
In this first video we explain how the KAL works and what we will do in the coming weeks. We take you through how to choose yarn for your socks, what you need to get started and what basic stitches are used. We also go through the different parts of a sock and explain how to knit socks in the right size.
Sock size chart
Video 2 18th March: Casting on, knitting the sock cuff and knitting the sock leg
Video 3 25th March: Dutch heel: knitting the heel flap and heel turn
Video 4 1st April: Knitting the sock gusset
Video 5 8th April: Knitting the sock foot and sock toe
Video 6 15th April: Knitting patterned socks using the Jacquard technique and color changes
Video 7 22nd April: Blocking your socks
Knitting Pattern Socks
Knitting Pattern Solid-colored Socks
Knitting Pattern Striped Socks
Knitting Pattern Spotted Socks
Have you ever knitted a pair of socks?