Lesson 4 | My First Knitted Socks Tutorial with Marly Bird

Learn how to knit your first pair of socks using double pointed needles, featuring Marly Bird. Watch along to this multi-part series using Red Heart Chic Sheep yarn by Marly Bird. Download the free knit pattern:

Materials needed:
RED HEART® Chic Sheep by Marly Bird™:
— 2 balls 5693 Poolside
Susan Bates® double pointed needles:
— One set 3.75mm [US 5]
Susan Bates® split lock stitch markers
Susan Bates® extendable stitch holder (work-in-progress tube) (optional)
Wooden sock blocker (optional)
Yarn needle

GAUGE: 24 sts = 4″ (10 cm) Stockinette st. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.

Directions are for women’s size, changes for men’s size are in parentheses, in downloadable pattern. Sock measures 8 (10½)” (20.5 (26.5) cm) in circumference around foot.

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