Sizes: Ladies S(M,L)
2 50 gr balls of any 4 ply sock yarn
1 pair 2.75mm needles
With 2.75 mm needles cast on 64 sts and work 1" in knit 1 purl 1 rib. Continue even in stocking st until piece measures 7".
K48, turn, p32. Working on center 32 sts continue in stocking st until instep measures 4.5(5.5,6.5)"
K1, ssk, knit to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1. Purl 1 row. Repeat last 2 rows until 12 sts remain. Leave remaining sts on a st holder.
Place remaining 32 sts onto needle having the back seam at center and right side facing rejoin yarn and work as follows:
1st row: K2, *sl1k, k1 repeat from* to end of row.
2nd row: Purl.
Repeat last 2 rows until heel measures 2.25" ending with wsf for next row.
1st row: P17, p2tog,P1, turn.
2nd row: K5, ssk, K1, turn.
3rd row: P6, p2tog, p1, turn.
4th row: K7, ssk,k1, turn.
Continue working in this manner, working 1 st more before dec in each row until there are 18 sts.
Next row: P18, break yarn.
Pick up and knit 18 sts along side edge of heel, knit 18 sts from needle, pick up and knit 18 sts along other side of heel. 54 sts.
Next row: Purl.
1st row: K1, ssk, knit to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1.
2nd row: Purl.
Repeat the last 2 rows until 32 sts remain. Continue in stocking st until piece measures the same as top to start of toe shaping. Shape toe as for top of sock.
Join toe using either the three needle cast off or the kitchener st. With right sides facing join the side seams making the seam as flat as possible. Sew up the center back seam also making it as flat as possible.
Copyright © 2004 Linda Benne
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