You may remember that when I first started this pair of socks in mid-February, I opted for the cuff-down method. That didn't go so well, and as I loved this yarn so much, there was no question about frogging it back and starting over, this time with my preferred toe-up construction. One thing I didn't realize was how frustrating it would be to rip back slipped stitches ~ ugh, it was the worse and took forever (have you ever done that?) ~ but it was worth it in the end.
So, let's get to why I've called today's post the anatomy of a sock. First, there's the toe-up ... toe. The top of the foot was knit in the pinstripe pattern while the sole was knit in plain stockinette. I put in a rip-cord for the afterthought heel and when I got to the desired length of the leg, I topped it off with a 2x2 rib. I bound off with Ysolda Teague's tutorial of Jenny's Stretchy Bind-Off which is fantastic and oh-so-clever.
I love everything about these socks ~ the colorful stripes, the soft yarn, the easy afterthought heel, and the great fit. That's a wrap!