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Knitting Socks in Three Weeks - In Person

3 Session Afternoon Studio Arts Course

3 sessions from Wednesday, January 17, 2024, to Wednesday, January 31, 2024
Upcoming Session:
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET
Code: 1E00AL
S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Dr SW
Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit)
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Materials for this program

Socks are among the most popular knitting projects because they are easy to carry, quick to complete, and require techniques that keep the knitter's interest. More than that, making socks helps knitters learn skills that they can use in all kinds of projects.

This course allows participants to learn how to make socks in a supportive, low-pressure setting, with time between sessions to work on projects. During the first class, explore circular knitting techniques and slip stitch knitting and begin a sock project. Next, participants learn about short rows, picking up stitches, and how to turn a heel. The final class includes Kitchener seams, finishing, and alternative sock construction. Knitters should be able to cast on, knit, purl, and bind off or be ready to acquire intermediate-level skills.

Special Program Information

  • The instructor is Ann Richards.
  • This program includes 3 sessions, 3 hours each.

General Information

  • This studio arts program is in person and will not be recorded.
  • Please refer to the "Materials for this program" section for any applicable supply list information and/or special documents for this program.
  • Please note our Health and Safety guidance for this in-person program.
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