Materials for the January Sock Sessions:
For the "Learn To Knit Socks" session with Barbara Malcolm and Pat Hickey, knitters needabout an ounce of worsted weight, solid light-colored yarn and a set of 4 or 5 Double Point Needles in size 6 or 7 (or 5 or 8, whatever they have in that range) in wood or bamboo; don’t bring metal needles because they're too slick for beginners. Barbara will be making a Guild Blog post after the holidays with links to a few YouTube tutorial videos so those with little or no experience with DPNs can practice casting on and knitting a couple rounds before that night.
Below is a video tutorial to start with that Cheryl Brocher put on my Facebook wall. Thanks, Cheryl!
"Knitting with double pointed needles can be a little tricky to get used to at first, but here is a link that has a video on how to do it step by step:
For the “Toe Up Sock” session with Denise Kleczewski, knitters need some worsted weight yarn, 2 each of size 7 circular needles (or close in size), and 1 safety pin.