Sock Talk IV
We are near the end of the sock posts and hasn't it be fun?? I think so! I have knit the foot of my husband's sock so that it measures 8 inches from the edge of the heel. This is because that is the length that I use for it to fit him. My son is 8 1/2 inches, my daughter is 7 inches, and I am 7 1/2 inches. (all memorized)
To begin toe decreasing, you will start in the middle of the bottom foot, as photoed above. Needle #1 is on the left. There are many ways to decrease for a toe. I use several, but this one is the easiest.
*Knit across needle #1 to last three stitches-k2tog, k1. Beginning of needle #2 -k1, ssk,knit across to end. Needle #3-same as needle #1. Needle #4-same as needle #2.* Repeat ** every other row until there are nine stitches on each needle (total 36 stitches) then decrease EVERY row until there are four stitches on each needle (total 16 stitches).
Close up toe using the kitchener's stitch.
And there you have it- one glorious sock.......now I just have to knit one more!!