Toe-up socks with a short-row heel. Karo Socken pairs a self-striping or variegated yarn with a solid-colored yarn to show off your colors while adding shape and structure. The pattern repeat is reversible, so those familiar with basic sock architecture can easily knit the pattern top-down or toe-up.
Karo means square in German, or diamond as in the suit of cards. Socken, of course, means socks.
Size: US women’s size 8
- 1 skein (~200 yds) solid-colored fingering weight sock yarn
- 1 skein (~200 yds) self-striping fingering weight sock yarn
- US 1.5 (2.5 mm) circular or double-pointed needles
- Size E crochet hook
- Waste yarn
Techniques used: Slipped stitches, short rows