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Custom Fit Socks with Kate Atherley

$75.00
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Liberate yourself from pattern books! Make a sock to meet your own unique needs, for your size foot, and in your choice of yarn. Learn how to create a top-down or toe-up sock pattern.

Kate will show you how to custom fit a sock for specific size requirements, and how to make your own design customizations like pattern stitches and colourwork.

Date: May 25, 2024. 10am to 12pm
Location: The Hayloft. 381 Water St., 3rd Floor
Skill level:  intermediate; students must have knitted a few pairs of socks
Length: 2 hours
Students should bring: paper, pencil, a tape measure and a calculator/app
Homework: optional - a roughly 5x5-inch/12x12cm swatch in the round using the yarn you wish to design a sock for; if it's sock yarn, use the needles recommended on the ball band; if it's non-sock yarn, use needles a couple of sizes smaller than recommended on the ball band.

KATE ATHERLEY is an internationally known knitting author, teacher, and editor. She has written nine books about various aspects of knitting, including a series of four about customizing projects for perfect fit and style. She’s also the co-founder and publisher of Digits & Threads, an independent, member-supported online magazine about Canadian fibre- and textile arts, crafts and industry. The combination of her university degree in mathematics, professional experience in software development and usability, and training in garment and fashion design give her a unique perspective. She lives in Toronto with her husband and their rescue dog Winnie.