Sue's EZ Toe-up Socks by Sue Sedlak

Sue's EZ Toe-up Socks

April 2011
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 42 rows = 4 inches
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
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Haven’t tried toe-up socks, or found them difficult? Try this and you’ll be a convert! Variation on Bosnian toe cast on. Stop worrying have I got enough yarn for both socks? Divide your supply in half and start knitting. Make more replaceable heels or toes by using a different colour. This toe-up sock pattern is so easy you will want to knit a bunch. EZ toe cast on, and After Thought Heel instructions. Learn a new and useful construction option for socks. Make a basic sock that will fit you or a loved one perfectly. Try something new!
Difficulty Rating: Average skill level!
Custom fit: Start with an outline of your foot and custom fit them. The nice thing about these socks is you can size them to fit any foot. Just try them on as you go. As long as your number of stitches is divisible by 2 they can be sized to any adult foot. The short row heel once you see the basic technique, it is easy to adjust for size. All the stitch numbers are merely suggested counts. So you can make these for anyone!

Please note that a portion of all sales will be donated to KIVA microloans for women running handcraft businesses in the 3rd world.