Learn to knit socks with our free sock knitting course. Originally released as a 7-week long Knit Along, we guided you through all the basic techniques needed to knit a sock. Each week we published part of the pattern online, along with a video tutorial. They all remain online, 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 this free sock knitting course is just what you are looking for! With the patterns and accompanying video tutorials below, we will take you step-by-step through how to knit a pair of socks. This way, you can knit the perfect pair of socks in just 7 steps!
In the video tutorials Jolanda demonstrates how to knit a basic solid-colored sock in stockinette stitch. Additionally, you can find the patterns for a fun pair of spotted socks and a stripy pair. This way you can determine how much of a sock-knitting challenge you want to take on.
All the patterns and video tutorials can be found at the bottom of this blog post. Participation is free and you do not have to register. 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
Part 1: 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
Part 2: Casting on, knitting the sock cuff and knitting the sock leg
Part 3: Dutch heel: knitting the heel flap and heel turn
Part 4: Knitting the sock gusset
Part 5: Knitting the sock foot and sock toe
Part 6: Knitting patterned socks using the Jacquard technique and color changes
Part 7: 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?