Basic Toe-Up Socks With a Heel Flap by Liat Gat
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Basic Toe-Up Socks With a Heel Flap

September 2012
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
7 stitches and 10 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
300 - 400 yards (274 - 366 m)
Small (medium, large)
This pattern is available for free.
Errata available:

By popular demand! A basic, fingering-weight, toe-up sock pattern with a knitted-in heel flap that fits your heel snugly and that you can adjust for a high instep.

Learn how to knit toe-up heel-flap socks using this free pattern — I’ve included links to clear, detailed KNITFreedom videos for each technique you need to know.

Skills Required:
-Knitting in the round (on Magic Loop or DPNs)
-Basic pattern-reading skills

Tricks You’ll Learn:
-How to do Judy’s Magic Cast-On
-How to wrap and turn correctly
-How to adjust for a high instep
-A fancy picot-hemmed-edge bind-off

Finished Measurements:
Sizes: Small (Medium, Large)
Foot circumference: 7(8,9) in 18(20,23) cm
Length: customizable to exact foot length

Options: This pattern was written so that you can easily knit these socks two-at-a-time, and it includes links to KNITFreedom videos showing how it’s done.

This fingering-weight version of my toe-up heel-flap socks pattern is FREE to all newsletter subscribers. The pattern can be adjusted for a high instep, and is perfect for anyone who doesn’t like how a standard short-row heel fits.

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