Afterthought Heel (and Thumb!)Sunday, August 4 & 18th, 1-2pm

Article number: AFTRTHOUGHTHEEL
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Instructor: Jenny Bannock

Level: Advanced Beginner

Max 5 students

Description: In this two-part class, you will learn how to create an afterthought (also known as a peasant heel) for socks and mittens. In the first class, will cast on for a simple sock, and then in the second class will actually work the afterthought heel. This is a great technique for those times when you aren't sure if you'll have enough of a special yarn, or you just don't know how big you need to make a sock for someone. The same technique can be used in traditional Scandinavian mittens or gloves for a thumb, which we will discuss as well! 

Materials: One 100g skein of fingering, sport, or DK weight yarn and a set of size US 2 or US 3 DPNs.

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