Materials: Worsted weight yarn.
5" size 5 dpn set of 4
Gauge: not critical
on 36 stitches loosely and divide over 3 needles. Join, being careful
not to twist.
Cuff: Rib (k1, p1 around)
for 24 rounds.
Heel flap: on the first 18 stitches RS: slip 1, knit 1 across, turn WS:
slip 1, purl
across, turn. Repeat these 2 rows until you have worked 24 rows
Turn heel RS: k across 11
stitches, skp, k1, turn. Next row (WS): slip the
first stitch, p 2, p 2 together, p1, turn. ***Next row: slip 1, knit
stitch before the little gap formed by the "p 2 together," k 2 together, k1,
turn. Next row: slip 1, purl to
the stitch before the gap, p 2 together, p1,
turn*** Repeat *** to *** until all of the stitches have been worked. You
should have 12 stitches on the needle.
The Gusset: Knit across the shaped heel. With the same needle, pick
stitches along the side of the heel flap, one stitch in each slipped stitch,
12 for the flap, one for the heel
turn (needle 1--25 stitches).
New needle: pick up a stitch between the last one on needle 1 and the first
on the needle facing you, knit across, pick up one stitch after the last
stitch you knit and before the stitches of the
heel flap (needle 2-20
New needle: pick up 13 stitches along the other side of the heel flap,
across the first 6 stitches on needle 1 (needle 3-19 stitches).
The stitches on your needles should look
First round: Knit across needle 1, k2 together, k16, k 2 together on needle
2, k across
Next round (decrease): K across needle 1 to 3 stitches from the end, k 2
together, k 1. K across
needle 2. K 1, k 2 together through back loops, k to
end on needle 3.
Next round (work even): k around.
these two rounds until 9 stitches remain on needles 1 and 3 (36
stitches total--the same as you started with!)
knitting in even rounds (no increase or decrease) until sock is
nearly as long as you want it.
for toe: K across needle 1 to 3 stitches from the end, k 2
together, k 1. K 1, k2 together through back loops, K across
needle 2 to 3
stitches from the end, k 2 together, k 1. K 1, k2 together through back
loops, K across needle 3 to
Repeat this round until 8 stitches remain. Cut yarn about 6" long. Thread
yarn needle and draw
through the remaining 8 stitches. Repeat; fasten off.