Tipsy Toe Socks


Tipsy Toe Socks

Tipsy Toe Socks
Tipsy Toe Socks

"When using self striping sock yarn it's always fun to try different ways of knitting common shapes like sock toes, because the self striping yarn will create attractive patterns. A while ago I had the idea of knitting slanted toes and using short rows to even them out before getting to the heel. I tried and frogged quite a few times before I actually managed to knit something to fit around human feet, but I finally made it. These socks are knitted from the toe up, but they start at an angle and continuing with short row wedges. This slanted effect shows best with variegated yarn ... it's possible to knit it with a solid yarn, but you won't see the slanted effect. I've used and described a shadow wrap heel, but you can use any toe-up heel you like."


Knitting Needle Size2 or 2.75 mm

Yarn Weight(1) Super Fine (27-32 stitches to 4 inches)

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