144 grams to start.
35 grams remaining.
Cast on 64.
18 rounds ribbing.
48 rounds foot.
32 rows heel.
Turn heel, pick up 17 + 1 stitches on each side of heel flap.
Begin gusset on row 2 of 12-row instep pattern repeat, with a decrease round. Work gusset decreases for 22 rounds, ending with a plain round, on row 11 of 12-row instep pattern repeat.
Begin foot with row 12 of 12-row instep pattern repeat.
Work 55 rounds foot, ending with row 6 of 12-row instep pattern repeat.
For toe, begin with decrease round, and work 16 rounds toe. Work decrease only for next 4 rounds, and kitchener remaining 16 stitches.
I really like the eye of partridge heel, but the garter edging is not my favorite. I think on my next pair of plain socks, I’ll try a traditional eye of partridge heel.