The Knit-alongs for Simply Sockupied have been full of great information, whether it’s specific advice for a particular question or suggestions on where to look for help. If you want to learn to knit socks, check out these 12 resources for sock knitting happiness.
Designer Ann Budd and Knitscene assistant editor Amy Palmer both swear by the Old Norwegian Cast-on for socks (also known as the Twisted German Cast-on). It’s stretchy but not hard to work and makes a great sock cuff.
And knitters who prefer to knit socks on dpns (the old-fashioned, tried and true way!) got some help from a video by Dorret Conway.
A Misstep? No Problem!
Kathleen Cubley ‘fessed up to working a stitch or two incorrectly during some knitting fun time, and she posted a video on how to unknit—or tink (which is knit spelled backward…). And Very Pink (sensing a trend!) has a tinking video, too.
A Fine Finish
If you've gotten all the way to the toe but can't quite figure out the Kitchener stitch to finish it, maybe one of these videos will help. Way back in Episode 208 of Knitting Daily TV, Jan Gratz of YarnMarket.com demonstrated grafting a toe—and the video is available for free on the InterweaveVideos YouTube channel.