Something Different No-Purl Socks
A toe-up, no-swatch, any-gauge, knit-to-fit design. Try something new!
Many, many photos to walk you through new techniques. Even a link to a video I recorded to support the pattern if you learn best that way.
This would be a perfect project for firm handspun yarn with mohair or silk in it for strength.
Construction: Toe up on 5 double-pointed needles (4 holding, 1 working); begun with circular cast on. Subtle swirl shaping on toe and heel. Replaceable heel.
Needle Size: At least one size smaller than the ball band of your yarn specifies, especially when using sweater yarns. Dense fabric wears longer.
Yarn/Needle size guidelines: