Two-At-A-Time Toe-Up Socks

2013_12_03-01Two-at-a-Time Toe-Up Socks

2014_09_17-02Knit 2 socks at a time on one circular needle (“Magic Loop” method).

Sock Size Shown:
US 8-1/2 /UK 6, Euro 39 shoe Using bulky yarn, size 10 US (6.0 mm)
Baby booties: fingering yarn on size 2 (2.75 mm) needles.

Toe
Using the Turkish Cast on method, or “Judy’s Magic Cast on method,”
Cast on 10 stitches (5 stitches on each needle)
Row 1: K. Place a stitch marker to mark the top/instep side of the sock
Row 2-6: Increase by knitting front and back in the 1st and last stitch on each row. (increase from 5 to 15 on each needle to 30 stitches total.)
Row 7- N: K

(Periodically try the sock on. With foot flat on the floor, when edge of knitting on the instep (top) touches the leg, begin turning the heel.)

Place a marker on the side where the heel will go.

Fleegle Heel
To work the Fleegle heel, increase the number of stitches on the heel needle to the total number of stitches minus 2.
Increase stitches on the heel needle to 28 (30 minus2). After each increase row on the heel needle, knit on around to get back to that needle to do the next increase row.
Row 1: K2, kfb, k6, M1, K to second to last stitch, kfb, k2 (15+3 =18 stitches)
Row 2: K
Row 3: K2, kfb, k to third to last stitch, kfb, k2. (20 stitches)
Row 4: K.
Row 5: K2, kfb, k to third to last stitch, kfb, k2. (22 stitches)
Row 6: K.
Row 7: K2, kfb, k to third to last stitch, kfb, k2. (24 stitches)
Row 8: K.
Row 9: K2, kfb, k to third to last stitch, kfb, k2. (26 stitches)
Row 10: K
Row 11: K2, kfb, k to third to last stitch, kfb, k2. (28 stitches)
Row 12: K

After increase, place marker half way between the stitches (14).
Row 1: Knit to 2 sts beyond marker. k2tog, k1, turn work. (27)
Row 2: Slip 1, purl to 2 sts beyond marker, p2tog, p1, turn work. (26)
Row 3: Slip 1, knit to 2 sts beyond marker, k2tog, k1, turn work. (25)
Row 4: Slip 1, purl to 2 sts beyond marker, p2tog, p1, turn work. (24)
Row 5: Slip 1, knit to 2 sts beyond marker. k2tog, k1, turn work.(23)
Row 6: Slip 1, purl to 2 sts beyond marker, p2tog, p1, turn work. (22)
Row 7: Slip 1, knit to 2 sts beyond marker. k2tog, k1, turn work. (21)
Row 8: Slip 1, purl to 2 sts beyond marker, p2tog, p1, turn work. (20)
Row 9: Slip 1, knit to 2 sts beyond marker, k2tog, k1, turn work.(19)
Row 10: Slip 1, purl to 2 sts beyond marker, p2tog, p1, turn work. (18)
Row 11: Slip 1, knit to 2 sts beyond marker, k2tog, k1, (17),
continue around the instep.
Row 12: Knit back around to the heel needle, K4, ssk (16), k5, k2tog. (15)

Cuff:
Continue knitting around until you want to start ribbing (K1, P1), and knit the ribbing as high as you want it.

Do Stretchy Bind Off to finish the socks.

Pattern © 2012 The Owl Underground

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