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Two at a Time Socks
15 October @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm£45
Put second sock blues behind you with a special new masterclass from Sock Supremo, Jane Lithgow. You’ll learn how to cast on and work two socks on one long circular needle so that you work both socks simultaneously. Ideal for making sure your left and right stripes are identical or correspondent, working two at a time means there are two matching socks but just one finishing line. The class will cover toe-up and top-down knitting directions.
You will need to have previous experience of knitting socks, and be comfortable with casting on and knitting in the round. The class is ideal for anyone who has attended Jane’s other Sock knitting classes.
You will need to bring some 4ply/sock weight yarn and an 80cm circular knitting needle in your sock-knitting size of choice (e.g. 2-2.5mm).
About the Teacher
Jane Lithgow is a lifelong knitter, taught by her grandmother as a child. She can draw on this experience of knitting to give good clear, practical advice to the novice and expert knitter alike. She is a published designer with her designs appearing in publications such as Knit Now and
Stika. She has a particular interest in designing accessories, particularly mittens and socks. She is an experienced knitting, crochet and spinning teacher at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. She has worked with adults and children and has a special interest in working with people with English as a second language and people with disabilities.
Infectiously enthusiastic and reassuringly patient, she regularly teaches at knitting shops across London and beyond including Loop in Islington, Wild and Woolly in Clapton and Nest in Crouch End and is currently one of the Fibre Artists in Residence at Stepney City Farm. She has also taught at music and fibre festivals, in museums, prisons, schools and art galleries.
Born and brought up on the Isle of Wight she is based in London. When she is not knitting she can be found walking coast paths and dreaming of living by the sea again.