Footies

By Louise M

 

 

Pat Repeat Row 1: K2,(k2 tog,yo,)3timesK2

Row 2 &4: k across

Row 3: K3, (K2 tog,yo)twice, K3

  

Shoe Size: W 7

Style: Cuff to Toe

Gauge: 8 sts/in, 12 rws/in

Needles: 2 circulars

Needle Size:

Cuff: 0, Leg/Foot: 1

Yarn Estimate:

Estimated Ydg: 244

 

Cast On:

Cast on 60 sts loosely.

Divide sts on 2 circular needles as follows:

N1: 30 heel sts.

N2: 30 instep sts.

Join. BOR

 

Cuff:

Work in rib for 18 rnds. [1.5")

Knit two rounds even.

 

 

Heel:

Heel flap worked on the 30 sts on N1.

With RS facing, work back and forth as follows:

Rw 1: *Sl 1 purlwise, k1. Repeat from * to end.

Rw 2: Sl 1 purlwise, p to end.

Repeat these 2 rows until 30 rws are complete. [ 2.5"]

 

 

Turn Heel:

Note: Sl 1 = sl 1 purlwise

Round Heel

Rw 1: (RS) K17, ssk, k1. Turn.

Rw 2: Sl 1, p5, p2tog, p1. Turn.

Rw 3: Sl 1, k6, ssk, k1. Turn.

Rw 4: Sl 1, p7, p2tog, p1. Turn.

Rw 5: Sl 1, k8, ssk, k1. Turn.

Rw 6: Sl 1, p9, p2tog, p1. Turn.

Rw 7: Sl 1, k10, ssk, k1. Turn.

Rw 8: Sl 1, p11, p2tog, p1. Turn.

Rw 9: Sl 1, k12, ssk, k1. Turn.

Rw 10: Sl 1, p13, p2tog, p1. Turn.

Rw 11: Sl 1, k14, ssk, k1. Turn.

Rw 12: Sl 1, p15, p2tog, p1. Turn.

 

 

Heel Gusset:

Work across heel flap sts on N1. With the tip

of N1, pick up 15 sts along the side of the heel.

Pick up a stitch from the row below the first instep st to prevent a hole. [16 sts picked up].

N2: Work pattern st.  across 30 instep sts.

With the point of N1, pick up a st from the  row below the first heel st to prevent a hole.

Pick up 15 sts along the right side of theheel. [16 sts picked up].

Work remainder of sts on N1 (heel).

Work sts on N2 (instep).

 

Shape Gusset:

Dec. Rnd

N1: K1, ssk, work to 3 sts before end of N1, k2tog, k1.

N2:(instep) Work pattern st.

Rnd 2: Work even on both N1 and N2.

Repeat these two rnds until there are

60 sts remaining.

 

 

Foot:

On N1 knit

On N2: work pattern stitch.

Continue working in rounds until foot measures 8"

Complete sts on N2.

 

 

Shape Toe:

Classic Toe

Rnd 1:

N1: K1, ssk, work to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1.

N2: K1, ssk, work to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1.

Rnd 2: Work even.

Repeat these two rnds until 32 sts remain. [14 rnds]

Work Rnd 1 only until 16 sts remain

 

 

Finishing:

Holding N1 and N2 together, graft sts on N1 and N2 together using Kitchener st.

Weave in ends on inside of sock.

 

 

Work Second Sock

 

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