This is for the first-time Sock Knitter or someone looking to refresh their skills. We’ll knit a pair of toddler-size socks on double-point needles; yarn is included. You must know how to knit and purl, we'll teach you the rest.
⭐️ Don't delay! This retreat is limited to 10 people. As of August 31st we have 8 spots available.
What you learn:
How to fit a sock
The anatomy of a handknit sock and why we love them
How to use double-point needles - time permitting we'll explore other skill options
How to read a pattern
Pick up and knit
Turn a heal
How to change colors
15% off at Apple Yarns for the whole weekend
Your instructors Michele and Andrea
Lunch on Saturday and Sunday
Snacks and drinks on Saturday and Sunday
Vinyl Stickers when you complete a skill set
Project bag that can also be a backpack
Your choice of yarn color, wool blend in a solid color
Accent color too
Custom Stitch Markers
Custom Wood ruler with gauge
Download of Berroco Sock book #441 - 10 Sock patterns (we will print this if you would like)
What to bring:
US 3 and US 5 double-point needles
Saturday - 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Begin your socks by looking at fit, gauge, construction
Lots of samples
The goal is to get to the heel
Saturday - 4:00 pm, no-host bar, 🍻 brewery location to be announced; bring your knitting.
Sunday - 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the shop,coffee and lunch
Constructing the Heal, Kitchener and blocking
End at 3:00
The goal is to get a pair of toddler socks done. We do the toddler size so you get a pair done and learn the construction of a pair of socks.
😊 Introducing Michele, our newest team member. Michele is a skilled knitter and the previous owner of Purls in the Pines of Flagstaff, AZ. A wonderful shop that was known for inspiring fiber enthusiasts. Michele will teach classes at Apple Yarns, and we're thrilled to have her on board.
Michele is teaching the Learn to Knit Socks Retreat and Andrea will be there to help, inspire and keep you comfortable.
Walk Whatcom Falls Park, Boulevard Park & Lake Padden
Visit Fairhaven and enjoy Village Books and the many local shops
Visit the other 2 local yarn shops, NW Yarns and Spincycle
Tour our many excellent breweries
One of our favorites but it takes a little more time, is a drive to Mt Baker, to see the beautiful fall colors
Cancellation Policy - Retreat Cancellations may be made up to 72 hours before the first class is held; minus a $20 Swag Bag Fee, the swag is yours to keep. Your space is transferable. No refunds for cancellations can be made within 72 hours of class.