Knit striped sock with afterthought heel.

How to knit socks step-by-step

There are many ways to knit socks: You can knit them cuff-down or toe-up, with 2, 4 or 5 needles and there are also different ways of making the heel and shaping the toe. For this tutorial, I have selected, in my opinion, the easiest and most beginner-friendly sock knitting techniques.