Knit a simply-patterned, gender-neutral, pair of toe-up socks with a rounded wedge toe and three different heel shaping options. The gusset and flap heel is a good fit for adults with an average instep. The gusset heel is a good fit for adults with a higher instep. The short row heel is a good fit for adults with a lower instep.
This pattern is written in needle neutral terms and can be worked on dpns or circular needles with your favorite small circumference circular knitting method.
If you prefer to knit socks from the top down, don't miss the top-down version of the Ready, Set, Go Socks.
Yarn Weight: 1 - Super Fine
Recommended Yarn: Zitron Trekking Sport (shown in colors 1491, 1475, 1417)
Recommended Needle Size: US size 1.5 (2.5 mm) dpns or circular needles
sock foot length: 8 1/2 (9, 9 1/2, 10, 10 1/2, 11, 11 1/2) inches
Pattern Length: 10 pages
What to Expect
- basic knit and purl stitches
- repetitive stitch patterns
- small circumference knitting in the round
Construction and Shaping
- rounded wedge toe
- short row heel
- gusset and flap heel
- flapless gusset heel
- Anatomy and Fit Comparison of 3 Toe Up Sock Heels
- Make 1 (Right and Left)
- Increasing with a K1 or P1 below Next Stitch
- Preventing Holes when Transitioning from Rows to Rounds in Sock Heels
- Backstitch Bind Off
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