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Simpler Sisu Sock technique

Want to knit socks, but intimidated by the whole heel flap/gusset/pick-up/decrease situation?  Or, just want to learn a new and faster way to knit socks?  Learn the Simpler Sisu Sock technique to make a quick, easy, fully-shaped heel for super comfortable socks! 
No sock knitting experience needed, but participants will be given a pattern ahead of class, and have a leg cuff already knit, ready to learn how to knit a heel. 
Participants will learn:
Simpler Sisu heel technique
German Short Rows
How to join in the round without holes
Materials needed: 
Distracted by Yarn fingering weight yarn
Size US 1 needles (your preference of DPNs, short cords, or other small-round knitting needles). 
Join us to learn this fabulous new sock-knitting technique! 

 Note:  This class is set in Pacific Standard Time

Skill Level: Intermediate
Skill Details: Must feel comfortable knitting with double pointed needles, magic loop or socks on two needles
Materials Included: No materials included
Requirements: Distracted by Yarn or other fingering weight yarn Size US 1 needles (your preference of DPNs, short cords, or other small-round knitting needles). Students will need to cast on and knit several inches in advance of the class. THIS IS AN ONLINE CLASS via ZOOM, so you will also need to have a decent internet connection and download the free ZOOM app. Instructions will be emailed before class.
Instructor: Jill Tamminen of Knit Sisu
Instructor Bio: Jill is the owner, designer, and instructor of Knit Sisu knitting patterns. As a passionate knitter with a background in education, she writes patterns to uplift, teach, and motivate knitters as they make their hand-knit pieces. SISU is a Finnish word translating to a positive mindset of courage, quiet strength, and determination. Jill tries to bring a little Sisu to each knitter through her patterns and support. Designing with the Everyday Knitter in mind, Knit Sisu patterns are accessible and classic, with a touch of modern flare, providing knitters with joy and pride in their finished piece. When she's not knitting, Jill is hiking, practicing yoga, cooking, reading, or spending time with her husband, Rob, and old-dog, Sig (who acts like an eternal puppy). Find more about Jill from her website
Materials not included in cost of class

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.