This is a straightforward toe-up pattern featuring a simple but effective slip-stitch pattern which gives a striking mock cable effect (without the hassle). The pattern is easy to memorise and results in a subtly textured fabric which is suitable for either gender - no lace here! Additional texture comes from the Eye of Patridge heel flap - beautiful and practical.
The pattern is written for the magic loop technique of circular knitting but could be easily adapted for other methods.
In case you were wondering: Green Gable is a beautiful mountain in England’s Lake District. Situated in the Wasdale valley it is often overlooked by walkers in favour of the larger, craggier neighbouring mountains, but the walk to the summit is a rewarding one and the views (weather permitting) are even more so.
NB. After the gusset increases the pattern should state, work across N1 in pattern, ending ready to start heel flap on N2.