How do you knit toe socks up?

How do you knit toe socks up?

Knitting Tutorial – The Black Squirrel’s Favorite Toe-Up Sock…

  1. Step One: Measure Your Feet!
  2. Step Two: Knit a Swatch!
  3. Step Three: Cast On with Judy’s Magic Cast-On!
  4. Step Four : Begin Toe Increases!
  5. Step Five: Knit the Foot!
  6. Step Six: Gusset Increases!
  7. Step Seven: Turning the Heel!
  8. Step Eight: The Leg!

How many stitches should I cast on for mens socks?

If you knit from the top-down, as a rule of thumb, you’ll need to cast on around 14 or 15 stitches per needle (56 or 60 stitches total) if you have a regular woman’s size and 16 or 17 stitches per needle (64 or 68 stitches total) for a regular men’s size. and then start decreasing at the toe.

Is it easier to knit socks top-down or toe-up?

I like to recommend new sock knitters start with a top-down sock, for the simple reason that the start is easier. They both have their tricky bits: the toe of a toe-up sock can be fiddly, and the gusset pickup can be challenging for a top-down sock.

How do I know my knitting sock size?

Place a tape measure on the floor. Position the back of the heel at the zero mark on the tape, then measure to the longest toe. As with the foot circumference, make sure the sock wearer’s foot is planted on the ground so you can get an accurate measurement.

How long should I knit my socks?

Knit the cuff to your desired length (1 to 2 inches for anklets, 6 to 8 inches for standard socks). Keep in mind that if you make very long cuffs, it may be necessary to start out with more stitches, because your leg gets wider toward the top.

Which is the correct way to knit a toe up sock?

Row 1 (RS): knit to the last st, wrap and turn (w&t). Row 2 (WS): purl to last st, w&t. Row 3: knit to 1 st before last wrapped st, w&t. Row 4: purl to 1 st before last wrapped st, w&t. Working one fewer stitch on each side, rep last two rows until 10 stitches have been wrapped on each end, 10 unwrapped stitches in the middle.

How many stitches do you need for toe up socks?

For women’s large- when you have 12 stitches on each needle (48 stitches total) the toe is done. For men’s regular- when you have 13 stitches on each needle (52 stitches total) the toe is done. For men’s large only: Row 1: k1, M1, k4. Using another dpn, k4, M1, k1. Using a third dpn, k1, M1, K4. Using the fourth dpn – K4, M1, K1.

How to make no sew toe up socks?

K2tog Knit two together – Make a decrease that slants to the right by knitting the next two stitches together. No-Sew Toe Cast-On Take two of the needles and wrap the yarn around them, figure-eight style. The yarn should loop around the bottom needle and cross to the opposite side of the top needle. Loop over it and then return between the two.

What should the rows look like for toe up socks?

Your rows should look something like this: Repeat those two rows until you’ve increased to your preferred number of stitches. Most of the time this is 64 (32 on each needle), but it will depend on the size of needle and your foot circumference. There are loads of resources out there to help you figure out your magic number.