Sock knitters unite! My Sister Knits is starting an extra-special Knit ALong (KAL) on Tuesday evening January 22nd from 6:00 until 7:30. We will meet at the same time the following three Tuesdays, ending on February 12th.Julie and Ann are hosting our Snowshoe Sock KAL. Everyone will be making this fun and engaging sock pattern from Emily Foden's book Knits About Winter.We are having so much fun knitting these socks in very different ways! Our results are on display in the shop so come and see! The possibilities are endless. These socks are knit with two strands of fingering weight yarn. These strands can be changed up in as many ways as your mind can imagine!
Here's what you need to know if you'd like to share in the fun!
It's important to realize that this Snowshoe Sock Knit ALong is for experienced sock knitters only. The idea of a KAL is for a group of knitters to get together, knit the same item, and enjoy the camaraderie of the group. This is not a time for teaching although we will certainly support each other!Since this Knits About Winter pattern is only available in the book at this time, purchase of the book is necessary. We have plenty of books available in the shop! This beautiful book tells Emily's captivating story and is chock full of exquisite photography and enticing patterns.Making the Snowshoe Socks allows you to be as creative as you'd like with your yarn selections. We would like to propose a potluck of sorts. We want everyone to be able to play with a selection of colors. Towards that end, we encourage you to bring in your fingering/sock yarn scraps of at least 20 - 25 grams to share. If you need us to wind your scrap yarn, please bring it in to My Sister Knits before the KAL starts. That way we can be sure to have our yarn potluck ready to go for our first session.Only one of the two strands of yarn need to be fingering weight sock yarn with some nylon. Anything goes for the second strand as long as it's fingering weight! With our potluck of shared yarn, our choices will be so much fun and we will be able to play to our hearts' content!There is no fee for our Snowshoe Socks Knit ALong but please call to reserve a seat if you're planning to join us at 970.407.1461.We know this gathering of sock knitters is going to be a rousing good time!