It just arrived from knit picks and i want to knit every single pattern in it. Here is a free basic beginner pattern for toeup bulky weight socks, one or twoat a time, using magic loop. Bend the cord at this point and gently pull a loop out between those central stitches. Highly recommended for any level knitter looking to knit socks from the toe up. Dpns divide the stitches into four sections while magic loop has half the stitches on each section of the loop. Aug 02, 2012 five knitting books i hope you have on your shelf august 2, 2012 by glenna c in books 28 comments more and more we live in an electronic world, and there are about a million and one digital places that we can go to locate knitting knowledge, patterns, tutorials, and ideas. My default, stressfree option is to work a pair of stockinette, toeup socks using the magic loop technique and my beloved hiya hiya sharp circular needles. Free magic loop knitting guide and patterns interweave. And with your free membership to the knitting daily community, youll have the help and support. There are step by step photos and explanations, making it possible for.
Join sock expert kate atherley as she explains and demonstrates this amazing technique stepbystep in which you knit two socks at the same time on the same set of needles, one inside the other. A photo tutorial for the magic loop method cutting a steek. If they are socks for me i wear a uk size 6 shoe i work on the basis of 60st and a 2. Two at once, toe up, magic loop socks 50631 june 24, 2008 errata available. If working two socks at one time, separate yarn into two balls of equal yardage. Ive made socks before, but never with the magic loop method which i learned while making the hyacinthus armwarmers, project 1. If you dont have perfect technique with magic loop, you can get little ridges where you change needles that dont quite block out everyone knits differently, for me, this technique highlights the. Knitting books from wellloved reference guides to exciting new pattern collections, we curate an inspiring roster of titles to choose from. The yarn lovers ultimate guide to creating socks that fit. Essential techniques and patterns from wendy knits by wendy d. In my go fever, i started these socks using a needle with a cable that. Knitfreedom magic loop knitting knitting in the round on magic loop. The two techniques provide the same result but have different positioning and tempos. Magic loop knitting is a way of knitting socks or any tiny tube with a long circular.
Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. With your free ebook download, youll get professional instructions and patterns to help you master the magic loop. Once youre two to four inches into one of these projects, youll be magic looping without even thinking about it. By taking advantage of the flexible cable on a circular needle, you have an alternative to knitting a sock or a sleeve on double point needles. Basic instructional books as well, for dpns, two circular needles and magic loop.
A sock is small enough to fit conveniently in my bag and travel with me wherever i go. Knitting ebooks warm your heart as well as your soles with these soft and cozy designer socks. Five knitting books i hope you have on your shelf glenna knits. Knit topdown, these socks are cast on at the cuff, then worked in the round to the heel. Three methods made easy by jeanne stauffer, diane schmidt isbn. In this threepart class, youll learn the ever popular magic loop technique for knitting small things on long circular needles. Our book price match guarantee means youre able to shop til your hearts content, always knowing that you can get the very best price. Two patterns one uses worstedweight yarn, the other uses sockweight yarn.
I must tell you that your fairisle course looks fantastic. Although sock knitting keeps me calm in stressful situations, it can be frustrating when my stitches slide off my double. Once you start magic loop, youll never go back learn the basics and get going. Jun 27, 2017 written instructions on how to knit in the round using magic loop. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. The toe this is the first in a short series of posts to demystify toeup sock knitting. Similar to magic loop is the twocircular needles method.
I dont have many knitting books yet, but i think my favorite so far is favorite socks. Magic loop technique how to knit in the round using a. This instructional pattern teaches you how to knit two socks at the same time on one long circular needle so you have a pair finished at the same time. These are lovely patterns in general, but also good patterns for practicing your magic loop knitting technique. So this has been a new experience for me, this magic. See more ideas about knitting socks, knitting and knitting patterns. Jul 08, 2015 similar to magic loop is the twocircular needles method. We have a selection of magic loopdpn sock knitters in the building.
For knitting small diameter tubes socks, sleeves, and the decrease sections at the top of hats, you need to use another technique. Sep 17, 2012 by elizzza on september 17, 2012 knitting, knitting socks if you managed the 2circularneedlestechnique successfully, it will no problem to learn the trick with a single circular needle and the magic loop. Im recommending three sock knitting patterns and one sock and mitten pattern. Normally, sock knitting requires a good amount of needles, but here youll learn the secrets of. Knitting books full of sock patterns, from intricate ethnic designs to hiking boot. Think socks, hats, mittens, easter egg decorations, whatever small tubular things you can think of. Maybe knitters who have problems with ladders loose stitches between needles switch to the magic loop technique and never look back. In my example, i used 40 stitches move all of the stitches down onto the flexible cord and find the centre point of your stitches. Then, you can pick and choose from starting your socks from the toe up or from the cuff down.
I attempted to use that caston before your video and was so confused by the instructions i was reading that i gave up and did my standard longtail and im a. Knitting socks from the toe up lets you try them on as you go, to make sure they fit all along the way. To begin, hold the tail of your yarn in the palm of your left hand. Online shopping from a great selection at books store.
Socks two at a time on a magic loop pattern by heidi bears. You dont have to deal with the wings of the magic loop method. How to cast on twoatatime for magic loop instructional. This pattern includes design images, sizing, yarn requirements, knitting needles, crochet hooks and other tools necessary to make this garment. Here at tin can knits, alexa prefers dpns and emily prefers the magic loop. Magic loops are used at the beginning of a project where you are working in the round, and it creates a neat closed hole in the centre of the first round. May 06, 2016 my default, stressfree option is to work a pair of stockinette, toeup socks using the magic loop technique and my beloved hiya hiya sharp circular needles.
How to knit in the round using magic loop sister mountain. Jul 20, 2012 how to cast on twoatatime for magic loop. Knitpicks offers a very good pattern for knitting toeup socks, two at a time, using this technique. Oct 03, 20 if i was knitting toe decreases using magic loop, id put the topoffoot stitches on one needle, and then bottomoffoot stitches on the other needle, and loop between them. Im certainly not a sock aficionado and there are many people who have made plenty more socks and in different ways, but im going to show you my favourite way of starting a toeup sock using a long circular needle and the. Tired of using doublepointed needles, but dont want to buy two sets of circular needles.
Staci perrys ebook pattern, accompanied by the links to videos in which she. Magic loop this fabulous technique developed by sarah hauschka and bev galeskas in the magic loop allows you to create a small tube such as the leg of a sock, on one circular needle. Beginner socks for magic loop, toeup or topdown by liat gat of knitfreedom materials yarn. Double knitting is an important skill for the enthusiastic knitter to add to her skill set. Two at once, toeup magic loop socks pattern by knit picks. In this pattern you will see links to seven instructional videos that will explain each section in detail, and help get you through the tricky parts. Written instructions on how to knit in the round using magic loop. The magic loop knitting working around on one needle sarah. We have a selection of magic loop dpn sock knitters in the building. Royal yarns 2022152300 presents adriafil f193 knit col yarn pattern baby socks.
The magic loop knitting working around on one needle sarah hauschkas magical. Using this method you can also knit two items that are knit in the round, at the same time. Knitting books full of sock patterns, from intricate ethnic designs to hiking boot socks and easy footlets. Complete sock knitting lessons are presented in this book. Dont magic loop without this tip masondixon knitting. The best part of this class is that sock knitters will never suffer that dreaded second sock syndrome again. There are step by step photos and explanations, making it possible for beginners to follow along. Learn to knit magic loop socks kindle edition by perry. This post comes courtesy of our fearless hermione sockalong leader and allaround rad knitting blogger, sarah from knityorkcity before you begin knitting socks, youre going to have to choose if you want to knit with circular or double pointed needles. Jan, 2017 this ebook includes three free patterns perfect for magic loop knitting. Normally, sock knitting requires a good amount of needles, but here youll learn the secrets of the magic loop. See more ideas about magic loop knitting, magic loop and knitting. My husband usually gets a 72st sock with a 3x1 rib on the foot and leg. The magic loop method is a technique for knitting in the round on one long circular needle instead of using double pointed needles.
You can make basic stockinette socks in fun yarns, or jazz up your feet with fancy textured patterns or colorwork. Five knitting books i hope you have on your shelf glenna. Magic loop knitting uses one extralarge circular needle 32. Mastering magic loop socks complete video knitting course. For both ways, you will find a pattern that uses magic loop to knit socks 2atatime along with videos that guide you through every step.
This howto will take you through the steps to create a magic loop in crochet. Knit along while nancy wynn demonstrates how to do toe decreases using the magic loop method. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. I think the problem with knitting a pair of socks with the magic loop method is that you dont have that nice triangle shape sock knitters love. Learn to knit magic loop socks magic loop knitting is a way of knitting socks or any tiny tube with a long circular needle instead of doublepointed needles. After knitting with the magic loop method several times, ive realized that i prefer knitting with dpns. Learn how to knit two socks at a time using the magic loop. This ebook includes three free patterns perfect for magic loop knitting. In the front there is a step by step section on the howto of sock knitting. From the simple to the adventurous level, there are plenty to choose from. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. There are several advantages to being able to do this.
Great patterns, easy to follow instructions especially for bindoffs and magic loop. In this video, well show you how to knit in the round using the magic loop method. I could easily be persuaded to buy lots of coils if they came in a range of colors especially if they were 40 long. Weve all tried any new method that has come around and its been fun to watch who ends up using. Remember a couple of months ago when i was struggling with second sock syndrome. This book will explain a simple way to knit socks, cuffs, sleeves, mittens and more on one long circular needle. Most patterns for circular smallish objects are already written for dpns because thats the traditional way. You will also find videos for troubleshooting common mistakes. I love the way you coordinate the text and video in the single ebook. By elizzza on september 17, 2012 knitting, knitting socks if you managed the 2circularneedlestechnique successfully, it will no problem to learn the trick with a.
Nancys fun and calm lessons take the turmoil out of knitting. This is the first part of a series of tutorials that will show you how to knit two socks at the same time on a magic loop. The book offers thorough instructions with diagrams and helps you get started with socks and wristlets. Magic loop is a great alternative to using dpns double pointed needles for doing small diameter circular knitting. Then youd work a decrease at the start and end of each needle to form a wedge toe like k1, ssk, knit to last 3 sts on needle, k2tog, k1 twice. But, i am going to use magic loop for my viper pilot socks because of the design.
Learn to knit magic loop socks kindle edition by perry, staci. In three sessions you will learn how to make a pair of socks from heel to toe. Judys magic caston for toeup socks or toeup star toe. This tutorial demonstrates how to knit two socks atatime, using magic loop or one long circular needle to knit both socks. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading learn to knit magic loop socks. From project picks to wooly good gossip, things are about to get super knitty and maybe just a little nutty. So this has been a new experience for me, this magic loop. Theres no right answer but every knitter has a preference. Dpns vs magic loop method not your average crochet.1085 779 806 1032 130 793 157 665 426 1133 32 818 62 1125 1381 950 823 242 360 569 774 137 1359 70 1139 132 417 697 26 1315 1386 817 1053 415 328 1058 403 1279 632 1389 1494 537