High Instep Toe-Up Sock Pattern – Fingering Weight

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Close-up of faux heel flap

By popular demand! A basic, fingering-weight, toe-up sock pattern with a knitted-in heel flap that fits your heel snugly and that you can adjust for a high instep.

Download the pattern here

Details – Fingering-Weight “Faux Heel Flap” Toe-Up Socks

Finished Measurements:

Sizes: Small (Medium, Large)
Foot circumference: 7(8,9) in [18(20,23) cm] around the widest part of the foot

  • High-instep modification adds about ½-inch to the instep circumference
  • Very-high-instep modification adds about 1 inch to the instep circumference

Length: customizable to exact foot length

Materials:

  • Yarn: 340 yds. (311 m) fingering-weight yarn
  • Gauge: 28 sts and 10 rows in 4 in. (10 cm) in Stockinette stitch
  • Needles: US size 2 (2.75 mm) 47-inch (120 cm) circular needle

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This fingering-weight, high instep toe up sock pattern is FREE to all newsletter subscribers. The pattern can be adjusted for a high instep, and is perfect for anyone who doesn’t like how a standard short-row heel fits. Download the pattern here.

Skills Required:

  • Knitting in the round (on Magic Loop or DPNs)
  • Basic pattern-reading skills

Includes KNITFreedom Videos For Every Abbreviation and Special Technique Required:

  • Judy’s Magic Cast-On
  • Wrap and Turn
  • Eye of the Partridge Heel
  • How to Turn a Toe-Up Heel
  • Picot Hemmed-Edge Bind-Off

Options: This pattern was written so that you can easily knit this high instep toe up sock pattern two-at-a-time, and it includes links to KNITFreedom videos showing how it’s done.

Where Can I Get The Yarn For This Project?

I used Western Sky Knits Magnolia Sock Yarn in color “Tule Fog” for this pattern, and it was delicious to knit with. I got it from my favorite yarn store, www.stixyarn.com. Shop their selection of this hard-to-find yarn now:

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Related Tutorial: Learn To Knit Toe-Up Socks Two-at-a-Time

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