Sock Heel Techniques is a workshop that meets every month at Michigan Fibre Studio. Learn new ways to knit heels. The techniques will be taught using worsted weight yarn and larger needles. Once the techniques have been mastered you will be ready to tackle the sock in sock weight yarn.
Prerequisites: Must be an intermediate knitter, comfortable with casting on, knit and purl stitches, increases and decreases, binding off, and have previous sock knitting experience.
II. Tomato Heel – Instead of two wedges this heel uses three, resulting in gently sloping sides.
Techniques taught – Tomato Heel
Meets – Thursday, May 4 from 7 – 9 pm or
Saturday, May 6 from 10 – noon.
III. Fish Lips Kiss Heel – “no wraps, no gaps, no maths!”
Techniques taught – Fish Lips Kiss Heel
Meets – Thursday, June 1 from 7 – 9 pm or
Saturday, June 3 from 10 – noon.
IV. Teardrop Heel Socks – a heel technique that maintains the stripe sequence of self – striping yarn.
Techniques taught – Teardrop Heel
Meets – Thursday, July 6 from 7 – 9 pm or
Saturday, July 8 from 10 – noon.
Cost: Take any or all of the workshops!
$20.00 per workshop.
Sign up for all four by April 6 and cost is $60.00.
Please use this link to sign up for all 4 sessions before April 6. Indicate Thursdays or Saturdays at checkout.
Homework: There may be homework to do prior to each workshop that you will receive when you sign up for the workshop.
Instructor: Amy Gallmeyer
Class Size: Minimum 4 students.