Not Your Average Toe by Mindy Abodeely

Not Your Average Toe

May 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 52 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 0 - 2.0 mm
350 - 400 yards (320 - 366 m)
Adult/Teen - One Size (68 sts on US 0/2mm needle or size to obtain gauge)
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“Not Your Average Toe” socks are written for your choice of technique, either top-down, or toe-up, two-at-a-time, magic loop!

The socks feature the awesome Fish Lips Kiss Heel (, by soxtherapist. Please note, if you do not already own the Fish Lips Kiss Heel pattern, you will nee to purchase the pattern from Sox Therapist. This pattern is very generously offered for only $1! Trust me, it is worth every single cent and more.


Pattern is written for adult/teen sized feet. The body of the sock consists of 68 stitches on a US 0/2mm needle. A confident sock knitter could adjust the pattern for fewer or more stitches.


32 sts & 52 rows to 4 inches/10cm in stockinette stitch


Main color - 350-400 yds of sock/fingering weight yarn
Toe - 50 yds of sock/fingering weight yarn

Skills Used

Top-down method

  • knit on double pointed needles
  • knit
  • purl
  • short rows
  • k2tog
  • ssk
  • double stitches
  • Fish Lips Kiss Heel (link to purchase provided in pattern)

Toe-up, two-at-a-time, Magic Loop Method

  • knit
  • purl
  • short rows
  • double stitches
  • kfb
  • magic loop (link provided in pattern)
  • Judy’s Magic cast-on (link provided in pattern)
  • Fish Lips Kiss Heel (link to purchase provided in pattern)