Creative Sock Knitting

Do you want to learn how to create amazing, unique socks? Using the domestic knitting machine, in this course you will learn how to knit socks with an emphasis on creativity and experimentation. You will have the opportunity to learn and practice different sock knitting techniques...

Taught by: Alice Wellbeloved.

Description

Do you want to learn how to create amazing, unique socks? Using the domestic knitting machine, in this course you will learn how to knit socks with an emphasis on creativity and experimentation. You will have the opportunity to learn and practice different sock knitting techniques. By the end of the course every student will have at least one pair of distinctive knitted socks!

Topics covered

  • Solid technical grounding will be given in heel turning, trims and stitch.
  • You will also be encouraged to experiment with yarn, colour and composition.
  • You will also learn several different methods to achieve a professional finish. 
  • Throughout the week you will also be given an introduction to other types of knitted accessory such as gloves, cuffs & brooches. 

Entry requirements: Previous knitting experience helpful but not essential

Level: Beginners








Tutor information

Alice Wellbeloved has worked as head knitwear designer for numerous luxury brands including Christian Lacroix, Sonia Rykiel and Viktor and Rolf.  She also teaches textiles, fashion and knitwear at Foundation and BA level at Central Saint Martins. Alice has a BA in Textile Design and an MA in Fashion Knitwear from Central Saint Martins. 


Materials

Please bring with you to the first session:

  • Scissors
  • Notebook / pen
  • Selection of yarns in colours / textures you find inspiring
  • Any trims / ribbons / lace / buttons / beads that you want to add to your knits
  • Hand knitting needles / crochet hooks (optional)

Details for booking

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