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Cuff

Loosely CO 64 (72) sts. Arrange evenly on three needles and join into a circle, being careful not to twist your sts. Work in K2 P2 ribbing for 1½".

Leg

Change to st st and work until piece measures 8½" from CO edge.

Divide for Heel

K16 (18) sts. Sl rem sts on this needle to needle 2 for holding. Turn work. Sl 1, P31 (35). Move rem sts on this needle to needle 2 for holding. You now have 32 (36) sts held on needle 2 for your instep, and 32 (36) sts to work for your heel flap.

Heel Flap

Worked back and forth in rows.

Row 1 (RS): * Sl 1, K1, rep from * to end of row.

Row 2: Sl 1, P to end of row.

Rep these two rows 14 (16) times more, them work row 1 again — 31 (35) rows.

Turn Heel

Row 1: Sl 1, P16 (18), P2tog, P1, turn.
Row 2: Sl 1, K3, K2tog, K1, turn.
Row 3: Sl 1, P4, P2tog, P1, turn.
Row 4: Sl 1, K5, K2tog, K1, turn.
Row 5: Sl 1, P6, P2tog, P1, turn.
Row 6: Sl 1, K7, K2tog, K1, turn.
Row 7: Sl 1, P8, P2tog, P1, turn.
Row 8: Sl 1, K9, K2tog, K1, turn.
Row 9: Sl 1, P10, P2tog, P1, turn.
Row 10: Sl 1, K11, K2tog, K1, turn.
Row 11: Sl 1, P12, P2tog, P1, turn.
Row 12: Sl 1, K13, K2tog, K1, turn.
Row 13: Sl 1, P14, P2tog, P1, turn.

Row 14: Sl 1, K15, K2tog, K1. For first size, 18 sts rem. Go to pick up sts for Gussets. For second size, continue with rows 15 and 16.

Row 15: Sl 1, P16, P2tog, P1, turn.
Row 16: Sl 1, K17, K2tog, K1 — 20 sts rem.

Pick up Sts for Gussets

Continuing with the needle holding your heel sts, pick up and K 16 (18) sts down the left side of heel flap. Using a second needle, K32 (36) sts at instep. Using a third needle, pick up and K 16 (18) sts up the right side of heel flap. K9 (10) sts to center of heel. 82 (92) sts. Beg of round is at center of heel. K 1 round.

Decrease Gussets

Round 1:
Needle 1 — K to last 3 sts, K2tog, K1.
Needle 2 — K
Needle 3 — K1, SSK, K to end of round.

Round 2: K

Alternate these two rounds 8 (9) times more — 64 (72) sts.

Foot

Continue without shaping until foot is 2½" less then desired
foot length measured from back of heel (about 7" for a women’s shoe size 8, 8" for a men’s size 10½).

Shape Toe

Round 1: * K6, K2tog, rep from * to end of round.
Rounds 2–7: K
Round 8: * K5, K2tog, rep from * to end of round.
Rounds 9–13: K
Round 14: * K4, K2tog, rep from * to end of round.
Rounds 15–18: K
Round 19: * K3, K2tog, rep from * to end of round.
Rounds 20–22: K
Round 23: * K2, K2tog, rep from * to end of round.
Rounds 24–25: K
Round 26: * K1, K2tog, rep from * to end of round.
Round 27: K
Round 28: * K2tog, rep from * to end of round.

Break yarn and draw through rem 8 (9) sts. Pull tight, bring to inside of sock and fasten off.

Weave in ends and block to finished measurements.

 

 

Designed by Sandi Rosner

Materials
Lana Grossa Meilenweit Magico (100 g)
Shown in color #2526

Size
Women’s med (men’s med) — 8" (9") foot circumference

Needles
Set of 4 size US 2 (2.75 mm) double pointed needles or size required to obtain gauge

Gauge
32 sts and 40 rows = 4" in st st

 


ALTERNATE TOE
The socks in this booklet were made with a round toe. This toe style works well for people with narrow feet and long toes. If your feet are wide, you may prefer the fit of a flat toe. Here are the instructions for this modification.

Shape Toe
When the sock is about 2" less then desired foot length measured from back of heel (about 8" for a women’s shoe size 8), beg toe shaping.

Round 1:
Needle 1 — K to last 3 sts, K2tog, K1.
Needle 2 — K1, SSK, K to last 3 sts, K2tog, K1.
Needle 3 — K1, SSK, K to end of round.

Round 2: K

Rep these 2 rounds 7 (8) times more — 32 (36) sts.

K sts on needle 1 so that yarn is coming out the side of the toe.

Graft toe closed with kitchener st.

 

 

 

 


 

Abbreviations
beg   begin/beginning
BO   bind off
CC   contrasting color
CO   cast on
dec   decrease/decreasing
dbl dec   double decrease: slip 2 sts together as if to K them together, K1, pass 2 slipped sts over.
inc   increase/increasing
K   knit
K2tog   knit 2 together (K3tog = knit 3 together, etc.)
Kwise   knitwise
LH   left hand
m1   make 1: Use the tip of your left needle to lift up the strand running between the st just worked and the next st. K into the back of this strand, twisting the loop to avoid making a hole.
MC   main color
P   purl
P2tog   purl 2 together (P3tog = purl 3 together, etc.)
PM   place marker
PSSO   pass the slipped stitch over the st just knitted
Pwise   purlwise
rem   remain/remaining
rep   repeat/repeating
rev   reverse
RH   right hand
RS   right side
sl   slip
SSK   slip, slip, knit: sl 1 st as if to K; sl another st as if to K; sl both sts back to LH needle and K them together TBL.
st st   stockinette stitch
st(s)   stitch(es)
TBL   through back loop
W&T   wrap & turn: Used to prevent holes at the turning point in short rows. With yarn toward WS, sl next st to RH needle, bring yarn to RS, sl st back to LH needle and turn the piece, ready to work back in the other direction.
WS   wrong side
WYIF   with yarn in front
WYIB   with yarn in back
yo   yarn over

 

 

PATTERN NOT FOR RESALE
Text, charts, schematics, knitwear designs and photographs copyright © 2014 Unicorn Books & Crafts, Inc. All rights reserved. The knitwear designs contained in this web site are not to be knitted for resale or any other commercial purpose. Pattern pages may be reproduced in any way whatsoever without the written permission of the publisher.

 

 


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