Tagged: Cuff-down sock

wedge toe for cuff-down socks 2

When to start toe decreases

The answer to this question heavily depends on how many stitches you have on your sock and what is the toe shape you are aiming for as well as the yarn and needles you...

Colorwork socks with flowers knitted with Filcolana Arwetta. 2

Afterthought heel pattern

The afterthought heel is the ideal for colorwork socks or socks knitted with self-striping yarn. It can be used also for the perfectly symmetric contrasting color heel. It is made exactly the same way regardless if you start your sock from toe or cuff.

Striped blue and white colorwork socks with a short row heel and flower motif. Knitted with Filcolana Arwetta. 13

German short row heel pattern

Short row heel is the one used in most commercial socks. It is symmetrical and you make it exactly the same way regardless if you knit your sock from the toe up or cuff down.