Lace Topped Baby Socks by Stephanie Carrico

Lace Topped Baby Socks

May 2012
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
7.5 stitches and 10 rows = 1 inch
in Stockinette Stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
50 - 200 yards (46 - 183 m)
Newborn to Child's size large
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These adorable socks are started from the toe and knit up using the Bosnian toe method modified for a more conventionally shaped toe.

A Short Row heel with German Short Row (double stitch) technique instead of Wrap and Turn adds to the adventure.

The cuff is worked in a 6st lace repeat increasing to 8 stitches before a loose lace bind off, giving an attractive and feminine flared top.

Not only do you end up with a fantastic finished product, but along the way you can quickly pick up a couple of new sock knitting techniques.
But, if you already have a favorite toe-up start or short row method, these can, of course, be substituted.

Instructions are given for customizing size of sock.