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9 ins [23 cm]
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K = knit
k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.
P2tog = purl two stitches together
psso = pass slipped stitch over
rep = repeat
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
Details & Instructions
|5/6||9 ins [23 cm]|
|7/8||9½ ins [24 cm]|
|9/10||10½ ins [26.5 cm]|
|One set of four 3.25 mm (U.S. 3) double-pointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension.|
28 sts and 36 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.
The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ).
Cast on 48 (52-56) sts loosely. Divide into 16 (17-18) sts on 1st and 3rd needles, 16 (18-20) sts on 2nd needle. Join in rnd. Place marker on first st.
Work in (K1. P1) ribbing for 2½ ins [6 cm].
Knit in rnds until work from beg measures 5 (5-6) ins [12.5 (12.5-15) cm].
Arrange heel sts: Slip 4 sts from end of 1st needle onto beg of 2nd needle, 4 sts from beg of 3rd needle onto end of 2nd needle. 12 (13-14) sts on 1st needle, 24 (26-28) sts on 2nd needle, and 12 (13-14) sts on 3rd needle.
Divide the 24 (26-28) sts on 2nd needle onto 2 needles and leave for instep.
Knit 12 (13-14) sts off 1st needle onto end of 3rd needle.
Working on these 24 (26-28) sts proceed as follows:
Next row: (WS). K1. P10 (11-12). P2tog. P10 (11-12). K1. 23 (25-27) sts.
Make Heel: 1st row: (RS). *Sl1. K1. Rep from * to last st. K1.
2nd row: Sl1. Purl to end of row.
Rep these 2 rows for 2 (2-2½) ins [5 (5-6) cm], ending with 1st row.
Shape heel: 1st row: P12 (13-14). P2tog. P1. Turn.
2nd row: K3. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. Turn.
3rd row: P4. P2tog. P1. Turn.
4th row: K5. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. Turn.
5th row: P6. P2tog. P1. Turn.
6th row: K7. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. Turn.
7th row: P8. P2tog. P1. Turn.
8th row: K9. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. Turn.
9th row: P10. P2tog. P1. Turn.
10th row: K11. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. Turn.
Size 7/8 only: 11th row: P12. P2tog. Turn.
12th row: K12. K2tog. 13 sts.
Size 9/10 only: 11th row: P12. P2tog. P1. Turn.
12th row: K13. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. 15 sts.
All sizes: To make instep: Slip 24 (26-28) instep sts onto one needle.
1st needle: With RS of work facing and using the heel needle, pick up and knit 11 (11-13) sts along side of heel.
2nd needle: Knit across 24 (26-28) instep sts.
3rd needle: Pick up and knit 11 (11- 13) sts along other side of heel. K6 (6-7) from 1st needle onto 3rd needle.
Proceed as follows:
1st rnd: 1st needle: Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1. 2nd needle: Knit. 3rd needle: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to end of needle.
2nd rnd: Knit.
Rep these 2 rnds to 44 (48-52) sts divided as 10 (11-12) sts on 1st and 3rd needles, 24 (26-28) sts on 2nd needle.
Knit in rnds even until foot, from picked up sts at heel, measures 5 (5½-6) ins [12.5 (14-15) cm].
Work 2 rnds in (K1. P1) ribbing. Cast off in ribbing.
With a tapestry needle, sew cast off edge tog to form hole for big toe.