"I love the toe-up method because I can try them on as I go. And you can knit as far as you want on the cuff or until you run out of yarn. :) I do them 2 at a time on a magic loop so when you're done you have a pair ready to wear right away (no…"
"Thank you both for the advice!
Crocheted socks just don't work. The whole reason I taught myself to knit, in fact, was to make socks.
I've never actually tried making socks toe-up. Perhaps I shall have to."
"i have been scared to try socks. I made a pair of crocheted one off a really stupid pattern and they were the dumbest socks i ever seen. so i have been afraid to knit them. did you try You Tube? when i need help I go there. Linda"
"Hi Laura - I'm a big time sock knitter. I hate the Kitchener stitch. Hate. It. It is one reason why I knit all my socks toe-up. However, there are times when the dreaded KS can't be avoided. So I searched for the best sources and came up…"
Hi crafty peoples! This is a knitting related question. I make socks. I rock socks. Ribbing, heel gussets, turning the heel... I'm all over that. But when it comes to grafting the toes shut, it's a big old mess. I can't figure out what I'm doing wrong, because I can barely figure out what I'm doing at all. I try to follow along with what tutorials I've seen but I still end up with these big loops on the end.Anyone else run into this?See More