When the length of your sock foot is 2.6 inches (6.5 centimeters) less than the length you wish, you should start shaping the toes.
- *(k6, k2tog) repeat from * till the beginning of the round.
- ROUND 1:
- *(k5, k2tog) repeat from * till the beginning of the round
- ROUND 2:
- KNITTING DIRECTIONS FOR ROUND 3: *(k4, k2tog), repeat from * to the beginning of the round
When should you start losing your toes?
#1 When you reach the center of your pinky toe, you should begin decreasing the distance. Putting on your work in progress and testing it on is probably the best way to find out when to start the toe of a sock you are knitting. And when your knitting reaches approximately the middle of your pinky toe, you should start decreasing since there is the point when you should stop adding stitches.
How do you wear afterthought heels?
Heel of Afterthought: Preparation
- After the cuff has been completed to the appropriate length, knit two rounds
- In the following round, knit half of the stitches with waste yarn. These are the stitches for your heel
- Put the stitches you’ve just knit on waste yarn onto the needle you’re using for your left hand
- Cast on new stitches for the heel using the main yarn
What is a barn toe?
In the beginning of the pattern for the Barn Toe, you will begin by alternating rounds of decreasing stitches with rounds of plain knitting, just like you did for the previous two toes in this series. As we get closer to the finish, each round will be a decreasing round. In the same way as the Star Toe, the decreasing rounds for the Barn Toe have four stitches that are worked fewer times.