I am a toe-up sock knitter. There are lots of reasons why I made the switch to toe up socks after knitting a few pairs of cuff down socks but the main reason is pretty straightforward. I, and most of the people I knit socks for, have big feet. Working from the toe-up means I can increase until I reach a stitch count that fits at a gauge that will make a comfortable, durable sock. There are plenty of options for heels to work on toe up socks: heel flaps, short rows, afterthought heels,...

How To Do The Math For Toe Up Sock Gussets

I am a toe-up sock knitter. There are lots of reasons why I made the switch to toe up socks after knitting a few pairs of cuff down socks but the main reason is pretty straightforward. I, and most of the people I knit socks for, have big feet.

After making several pairs of socks with afterthought heels, Cat Bordhi’s method is my absolute favorite for adding afterthought heels. Works…

Afterthought Heels the Cat Bordhi Way

After making several pairs of socks with afterthought heels, Cat Bordhi’s method is my absolute favorite for adding afterthought heels.

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