Summer means it's time to go to camp! Join us at 6 pm. via Zoom - Monday nights in June... kick off June 6th at 6 pm via zoom enter passcode 559-658-0843. You do not have to Sock Sprint to participate. Join us at the shop on Saturday, June 11th 1:00 - 3:00 for sock blank dyeing with Jessica.
Download our recommendation for knitting a basic sock.
Sock Sprint* - take the challenge to knit a "shortie" pair of socks (that is two socks) in a week. How does it work? Show your yarn choice (not cast on) either on the zoom call or in the shop on Mondays... knit a pair in the coming week. Show and tell on the next Monday zoom.
Sprint every week June 6th, 13th and 20th or one week.
Earn a prize for every Sprint you complete. Complete 1 pair of sock shorties receive a FREE Baby Bee. Complete 2 sock sprints receive the pattern Cornicette FREE. Complete 3 sock sprints receive a $5 coupon off the Itty Bitty Magner bag.
Heel and Toe days! Stop by for help completing your heels and/or toes... June 18th 11 - 2, June 21st 11-3 and June 30th 1-4.
We will be teaching...
June 6th - tips for working the Shadow Wrap Heel - you are welcome to review the tutorial from Earthtones Girl Shadow Wrap Heel. For a written pattern you can download Soxploration Shadow Wrap Heel by Denise DeSantis. Please note that if you are familiar with the Fish Lips Kiss heel you should be able to knit the heel from watching the tutorials no pattern needed. Angie's Pattern sprint will be Dainty by Lisa Mutch - including tips for folded cuff.
June 13th - tips for working with 9 inch circulars. Color work for shorties. Angie's Pattern sprint will be Cornicette by Laura Penrose.
June 20th - how to add embellishments to your shortie socks. Heel Tab, Jelly Rolls with corrugated ribbing, adapting patterns to work with your preferred heel. Opening of the Summer Solstice Mystery Color. Angie's Pattern sprint will be The Pom Squad Sneaker Sock from Summer Lee.
June 27th - Sock Celebration!
*Sock yarn used for Sprints must have been purchased from KPS. Pattern selection is your choice. Two shortie socks count as one sock for 22 socks in 2022.