Teeny Tiny Christmas Sock (Toe-Up/Magic Loop)
An Ornament for your tree
Materials: Some left over sock yarn
Needles: US Size 0
Gauge: Teeny Tiny
Using Judy’s Magic CO, cast on 6 stitches (3 per needle). Knit one round (knitting into the back of each stitch on the second needle according to the directions found here).
Round 1: [Knit 1, YO, K1, YO, K1]
Round 2: Knit, closing up the YO’s by knitting into the back of the loop.
Round 3: [K1, YO, K3, YO, K1]
Round 4: same as round 2. There are now 14 stitches total.
Work plain stockingette stitch for 7 or 8 rounds.
Short row heel:
Knit to last two stitches, wrap and turn the next stitch*.
Slip wrapped stitch. Purl to last two stitches, wrap and turn.
Slip wrapped stitch. K2, wrap and turn.
Slip wrapped stitch. P1, wrap and turn.
Slip wrapped stitch. K1. The next stitch to be worked is a wrapped stitch. Work wrap**. Turn.
Slip 1, P1. Work wrap. Turn
Slip 1, K2. Work wrap. Turn.
Slip 1, P3. Work wrap, turn.
Slip 1. Knit to the gap. SSK.
Resume working in the round, knitting across the “instep” stitches.
SSK the two gaped stitches (the first two stitches on the heel). YO, K3, YO, K1. (When you come to the YOs on the next round, close them up by knitting through the back loop.)
Work plain stockingette stitch for 8 rounds.
Work 3 rows 1×1 rib.
Bind off all stitches, leaving an 8 inch tail to make a hanging loop.
*Wrap and Turn (knit side): with the yarn in front, slip the next stitch. Turn work. Yarn will now be in back. Move yarn to front. For purl side wraps, move yarn to back of work before slipping the stitch.
**Work Wrap: From the knit side, lift the wrap over the stitch and onto the needle and knit the wrap and the stitch together through the back loop (tbl).
Teeny Tiny Sock by Jen Seelaus is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.
Based on a work at knittinginterrupted.com.