Sock Knitting Essentials
4 Tips for Knitting Socks with Self-Striping Yarn
Lining up the stripes, or not...
Anatomy and Fit Comparison of 3 Toe-Up Sock Heels
Comparing socks with short row, gusset and flap, and (flapless) gusset heel shaping.
Anatomy and Fit Comparison of 3 Top-Down Sock Heels
Comparing socks with short row, flap and gusset, and (flapless) gusset heel shaping.
Avoiding Heel Flap Gap in Flap and Gusset Sock Heels
Preventing holes at the top of the gusset instead of fixing them later.
Casting on Two at a Time Socks Top-Down
Arranging your stitches on one needle or two.
Flapless Gusset Heel: Toe-Up
When worked from the toe-up this shaping is sometimes called a Fleegle heel.
A decorative and anatomical shaping method.
German Short Rows
German short rows can be used to create the rounded cup shape of the heel or toe of a sock.
Gusset Heels for Top-Down Socks
Fuss-free and flapless heel shaping.
How Decrease Slant Effects a Knit Sock Toe
Using paired decreases can create a prominent or more subtle band along the side of the toe.
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