Cactus Flower Toe Up Sock
The Cactus Flower Toe Up Sock has a fun slip stitch pattern resembling flowers placed on instep and around the leg. A zig-zag slip stitch cable runs up the sides of the instep and leg. Toe, heel, and heel flap are knit in Eye of Partridge pattern. Directions include options for tapered or rounded toe, generic or calculated foot length, and stretchy or picot bind off. Heel turn incorporates Alice Yu's shadow stitch technique for making twin stitches. Tutorials for techniques are included.
DIFFICULTY - intermediate assuming sock knitting experience and ability to read charts.
SIZING - relaxed measurementsSmall: 62 stitches, foot circumference 6 inches (15.2 cm), diagonal circumference from top of instep at ankle to bottom back of heel 8.5 inches (21.6 cm), shoe size US 6-7 ( EU 36-37).
Medium: 66 stitches, foot circumference 6.75 inches (17.1 cm), diagonal circumference from top of instep at ankle to bottom of heel 9 inches (22.9 cm), shoe size US 7.5-8.5 (EU