I wasn’t terribly happy with the cuffs on the last pair of socks, so I decided to try something different.
Pattern: In my googling, I ran across a “waffle” pattern:
Row 1: K2 P2, repeat
Row 2: K2 P2, repeat
Row 3: Knit
Row 4: Knit
repeat rows 1-4
So I made 3 waffles across the top of the foot of the sock, and then after the heel I did waffle all around.
I also finally did a short row toe, which I like a lot better in terms of construction than the magic toe made with increases. I decreased 4 on each side for the short row toe and heel. Baby socks 2 I only decreased 3 on each side for the heel; I think this one worked out better.
Socks made with 24 stitches in the round.
And here’s the result, definitely my favorite pair of socks yet!
Yarn: Soxx Appeal again. Made these four baby socks from one skein with tons of yarn left over. Could probably make 2 more socks.
Needles: US size 2