Sock Knitting 101: Knitting Socks for Beginners

Socks are portable, quick to knit, and infinitely customizable!

It’s easier than it looks. We’ll show you how.

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Socks are considered by many to be the perfect knitting project. They’re portable, quick, and have infinite design possibilities. If you like knitting lace, cables, or just plain stockinette, you can do them all with socks!

In this online video class, knitting instructor Johnny Vasquez explains the basics of knitting socks from beginning to end. Whether you’re a brand new knitter or a pro who just hasn’t tried socks, there’s something for everyone.

 

What You’ll Learn In This Class

  • The basic components of sock construction
  • How to choose the right yarn for your project
  • The different types of sock knitting
  • and much, much more . . .

 

Skills You Should Know Before Taking this Class

  • How to knit the knit stitch
  • How to knit the purl stitch
  • How to knit with double pointed needles (optional)

 

Class Projects


pairsmallSkill Level Easy

Materials

1 Skein Ewe Ewe Wooly Worsted

Colors Used: Pink

One set size US 8 knitting needles

Darning or tapestry needle

Gauge 5sts per inch in stockinette stitch

Measurements

Foot length 3in, Foot Circumference 5.25in, 8in. Height 4.5in


lacie-sockcloseupsmallSkill Level Easy

Materials

1 Skein Lion Brand Wool-Ease Worsted

Colors Used:

Rich Royal Purple
or 1 ball of worsted weight yarn

One set size US 6 knitting needles

Darning or tapestry needle

Gauge 5.5sts per inch in stockinette stitch

Measurements

9.5in foot length, 8.5 in foot circumference, 8in height

Course Curriculum

How to Knit the Alternating Cable Cast On 00:00:00
How to Knit a Cuff 00:00:00
How to Knit the Leg 00:00:00
How to Knit the Heel Flap 00:00:00
How to do the Turn Heel 00:00:00
How to Knit the Gusset 00:00:00
How to Knit the Foot 00:00:00
How to Knit the Toe 00:00:00
How to Knit the Kitchener Stitch 00:00:00
Bitsy Baby Sock Pattern 00:00:00
Lazy Days Simple Socks 00:00:00
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