Instead of casting on stitches horizontally across the tip of the toe, four stitches are cast on vertically and then you knit a small rectangle in stockinette stitch before you begin working the remainder of the sock in rounds.
Pattern, Yarn, Needles and Notions
- Spindler Socks pattern by The Chilly Dog
- Schoppel Jeans Ball Yarn
- addi FlipStix and Turbo Rocket knitting needles
- 2 stitch markers (optional)
Thanks to Skacel for providing the yarn and addi needles used in this tutorial. These products are available locally at many yarn shops and online at Makers' Mercantile.