Tagged: Toe-up sock

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When to start heel on toe-up socks

When someone starts to knit their first pair of toe-up socks the most commonly asked question is when to start making the heel or gusset increases. Well, the answer heavily depends on the type...

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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.

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Rounded toe pattern for toe-up socks

With this pattern you can make rounded toe for a toe-up sock for almost any yarn and gauge. Just enter the total amount of stitches you wish to have for your sock and you’ll get the instructions for the increases.

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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.