Sock Knitting Instructions Materials: Sock yarn, 100g. 3mm DPN
Cast on 60 sts, divide 20/20/20 on three needles
(Cast on over 2 needles held side by side, for a loose cast on)
Cuff: work desired length in either K1P1 or K2P2 ribbing (Avg 22 rows)
Leg: Knit around until desired length (Avg 35 rows)
Heel: Shift stitches to have 30 center back stitches on one needle to be worked, and 30 front stitches on 2 needles, at rest.
Part 1: Heel Flap, worked on 30 back stitches.
Wrong side row, K1, purl to last stitch, K1.
Right side row, *K1, Sl1. Repeat across, ending with a K1.
Repeat these 2 rows 12 times each (13pairs) and finish with the wrong side (purl) row.
Part 2: Heel Turn Short rows.
K 17, K2togtbl, K1. Turn (10 sts rem on needle) Purl 6, P2tog, P1, Turn(10 Sts rem)
K 7, K2togtbl, K1. Turn (8 sts rem) Purl 8, P2tog, P1, Turn (8 Sts rem)
K 9, K2togtbl, K1. Turn (6 sts rem) Purl 10, P2tog, P1, Turn (6 Sts rem)
K 11, K2togtbl, K1. Turn (4 sts rem) Purl 12, P2tog, P1, Turn (4 Sts rem)
K13, K2togtbl, K1. Turn (2 sts rem) Purl 14, P2tog, P1, Turn (2 Sts rem)
K 15, K2togtbl, K1. Turn (0 sts rem) Purl 16, P2tog, P1, Turn (18 sts on needle)
Part 3: Pick up along flap and Instep gusset.
Needle 1: Pick up 15 sts along flap edge
Needle 2: Knit across 30 front stitches
Needle 3: Pick up 15 sts along flap edge and knit 9 sts from heel turn.
Slide the remaining 9 stitches onto needle 1.
Instep Gusset: Round 1; Knit
Round 2; knit to last 3 sts of needle 1, K2tog, k1. Knit across needle 2. On needle 3, K1, SSK, K to end Repeat these two rounds to 60 sts around.
Foot: Knit to desired length (Avg 40 rows)
Toe: Decrease round; Ndle 1, K to last 3 sts, K2tog, K1. Ndle 2, K1, SSK, K to last 3 sts, K2tog, K1. Ndle 3, K1, SSK, K to end.
Work Decrease round, k 2 rounds until 9 sts remain on Needle 1.
Now work Decrease round, K 1 round until 6 sts remain on needle 1.
Setup to Graft 12 toe sts…knit 6 sts from ndl 1 onto ndl3, 12 sts on each of 2 needles
…Now start the other sock!