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Simple Toe-Up Socks - Arne & Carlos Version

Simple Toe-Up Socks - Arne & Carlos Version

"Self-patterning fun!"

We love knitting socks from the toe upit lets you use every last inch of yarn! And knitting the heels in afterwards allows you to use self-striping yarns (like the famous Arne & Carlos colorways shown here) without breaking up the pattern. Plus the heels and toes are easy to replace when they wear outwhich will take quite a while, given the rugged durability of Regia 4-ply.

The manufacturer promises that your socks will keep their shape, wear well, and machine wash and dry without felting. All of that goodness, in addition to playful designs and colors? Yes, please!

You can pick up the pattern and all the fabulous colors below (you'll need 1 skein for a pair of socks). Best news about toe-up socks is no more playing 'yarn chicken,' worrying about running out of yarn! Just knit the foot and up the cuff until you've used up half your yarn, then cast on for the second sock and relax.

Medium-width adult: Up to 10"/25cm foot on 8"/20cm cuff. For a longer foot, knit a shorter cuff–or purchase more yarn.

1 skein Regia 4-ply Design Line Arne & Carlos (459 yds/420m each). (Shown here in color 3655.) Or approx. 375 yds/343m of an equivalent fingering-weight sock yarn (includes approx. 85 yds/78m for contrasting heel and toe, if desired). Larger men's shoe sizes might require a second skein, especially if longer cuffs are desired.

Set of 5 double-point needles or 2 circular needles, US 1 (2.25mm) or size to obtain gauge.
1yd/m smooth waste yarn in same weight, contrasting color, to place heel.
Locking marker.
Reinforcing yarn, if desired.
Darning needle to finish.

Approx. 32 sts = 4"/10cm in stockinette stitch in the round.

Digital Simple Toe-Up Sock pattern. (Download)

Printed Simple Toe-Up Sock pattern. (Requires shipping.)

COLOR: 3655 Fall Night.

COLOR: 3760 Garden.

COLOR: 3762 Forest.

COLOR: 3766 Seljord.

COLOR: 2464 Vinje.

COLOR: 2460 Bamble.

COLOR: 2462 Tinn.

COLOR: 2463 Tokke.





















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