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My Go-To Simple Toe Up Sock Guide | Lofty Loops Yarns

There are a million of these floating all over the interwebs, but I’ve been asked multiple times how I knit my socks. I hope this helps! This is in no way tested by other knitters or perfect — it is just my method that I either stick to or tweak a bit until I’m happy […]

I love making socks this way... waste yarn in the heel spot.... knit them after the toe is finished... just like you make the toe!

The Complete "Afterthought Heel" Tutorial

AFTERTHOUGHT HEEL TUTORIAL Pattern example: Star-Edged Socks by Anna Maliszewski "Oh The Woe!" Sock Knitter Scenarios For Favoring Afterthought Heels: SCENARIO 1: your trudging through your cable/lace work. You're really hooked on that pattern...cause you're finally getting it down-pat. And after a good 4-6 inches of leg work, you're like, "oh man, now I have to set aside the pattern, knit a 2.5'' heel, turn the heel, deal with picking up stitches on the sides, and working the gusset…

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy No-Heel Spiral Socks - These ingenious tube socks fit any length of foot perfectly - without the need of any heel construction, thanks to the stretchy spiral stitch. The opened up helix or spiral creates natural elasticity that stretches to hug the shape of the foot perfectly. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Designed by La Maison Rililie. #Fingering weight yarn

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy No-Heel Spiral Socks

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy No-Heel Spiral Socks - These ingenious tube socks fit any length of foot perfectly - without the need of any heel construction, thanks to the stretchy spiral stitch. The opened up helix or spiral creates natural elasticity that stretches to hug the shape of the foot perfectly. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Designed by La Maison Rililie. #Fingering weight yarn

DIY Gifts For Men: 20+ Free Knitting Patterns To Take Your Loved One By Surprise! – Cute DIY Projects

1. Homespun Boot Socks Every man loves a good old pair of homemade boot socks, especially if they match with yours. Practical, warm, fuzzy and comfortable, these homespun boot socks are the best DIY gift you can make to your man, especially if you are on a tight budget and you cannot afford spending hundreds …

Are you struggling to knit afterthought heels that fit your feet? This step by step tutorial shows you how to knit an afterthought or forethought heel with improved shaping and fit using two simple techniques. Short rows are used to knit a mini gusset that adds extra room to the heel. With rounded decreases you can knit a round heel that perfectly hugs your foot. Follow these easy tips and your handknit socks will fit perfectly each time! #knitting #socks #knittingtutorial #knittingsocks

Improving Afterthought Heel Fit and Shape

Are you struggling to knit afterthought heels that fit your feet? This step by step tutorial shows you how to knit an afterthought or forethought heel with improved shaping and fit using two simple techniques. Short rows are used to knit a mini gusset that adds extra room to the heel. With rounded decreases you can knit a round heel that perfectly hugs your foot. Follow these easy tips and your handknit socks will fit perfectly each time! #knitting #socks #knittingtutorial #knittingsocks

Magic Loop 2-at-a-time Tutorial Part 2--the heel

*** Warning: Picture Heavy post!!*** Here is part 1 of this tutorial! 1. So at this point you should be ready to turn the heel on your socks. I'll be showing how to do a heel flap 2 at a time. 2. Work the heel flap back and forth on the right sock and turn the heel (yes it is important to start with the right one, not the left...I know from personal experience) The other sock is just left on the cord for now. 3. Move the heel flap stitches down on the cord freeing up the needle to pick up…

Tutorial: Afterthought heel on self-striping sock

Apologies up front: I’ve never posted detailed instructions for something like this online, and I’m not sure how much is too much. I took both still photos and video. You should be able to follow along using just words and photos – the videos show more detail. Hope this is useful to someone!So, when is an afterthought heel appropriate? My favorite time to employ one is when I’m knitting with self-striping yarn and want to preserve the stripe sequence down the top of the sock (as with Felici…

Lots of Socks – LoopKnitlounge

Lots of Socks

We’ve got socks-on-the-brain at Loop, this week. No, not a new illness, we’re planning our summer knitting: small, portable projects that can build our winter gift giving stash… o…

Simple Way to Knit Socks | 10 rows a day

Learn an easy way to knit socks in any size with any yarn.

Converting a cuff-down sock to a toe-up sock: Part 1 - knotions

If you prefer knitting toe-up socks, take a look at our series on how to convert a cuff-down (top-down) sock to a toe-up sock.

Long Tail Cast on for 2 Toe Up Socks on 1 Circular Needle

Long Tail Cast on for 2 Toe Up Socks on 1 Circular Needle

Long Tail Cast on for 2 Toe Up Socks on 1 Circular Needle

My First Toe Up Knit Socks with Marly Bird part 2 of 3 || German Short Row Heel and NO HOLES - YouTube

My First Toe Up Knit Socks with Marly Bird part 2 of 3 || German Short Row Heel and NO HOLES

My First Toe Up Knit Socks with Marly Bird part 2 of 3 || German Short Row Heel and NO HOLES - YouTube

How to knit an afterthought heel — Louise Tilbrook Designs

If you follow me on social media you will more than likely know that I'm a huge fan of the afterthought heel and indeed it is one of my favourite classes to teach. Every time I post an image on the subject though it generates a lot of comment and interest and so I thought I would do my best to summa