(fits approx size 6/7 foot)
1 100g ball of dk yarn
double pointed 4mm needles
(make two the same)
cast on 48 stitches evenly over 3 needles
k2,p2 rib until piece measures 6 inches
divide for heel
knit 12 then turn and purl the 12 you have just knitted and then purl another 12.
you now have 24 stitches which you will work on stocking stitch for 24 rows.
knit 12 stitches in the row
(1) k2, sl1 purlwise wyib, k1, psso, k1, turn without finishing row
(2) sl1 purlwise wyif, p5, p2tog,p1 turn without finishing row
(3) sl1 purlwise wyib knit across to 1st stitch before gap made by turning sl1 purlwise, k1, psso, k1, turn
(4) sl1 purlwise wyif, purl to 1st stitch before gap made by turning p2tog, p1, turn
repeat rows 3 and 4 until all stitches have been knitted and there are no more gaps.
(note the last rows you will miss the last k1 and p1 stitches because you will not have enough stitches)
knit 7 stitches and place a marker on last stitch to mark end of the round.
using another needle knit across remaining 7 stitches (this will now be needle 1) then pick up and knit 12 stitches down flap side.
work across 24 stitches on needle 2
pick up and knit 12 stitches from other side of flap and knit across final 7 stitches.
total 62 stitches
(round 1) needle 1... knit to last 3 stitches k2tog k1
needle 2... knit across
needle 3... k1,ssk,knit to end
(round 2) knit all stitches
continue in this manner until 48 stitches remain.
work piece until it measures 7 3/4 inches from heel
(round1) needle 1.....knit to last 3 stitches on needle k2tog, k1
needle 2....k1,ssk knit to last 3 stitches k2tog, k1
needle 3 .... k1,ssk knit to end
repeat rounds 1 and 2 until there are 24 stitches
then repeat round 1 until there are 8 stitches
graft remaining stitches with kitchener stitch.