Basic decrease for toe, one of many variations. We insert a marker each side with same number of sts on needles on upper and under foot. Then dec for toe on each side of both markers and 2 K sts each side as follows beg 3 sts before end of needle in first side: slip 1 st, K1, pass slipped st over, place marker, K1, on next needle K1, K2 tog. Repeat the dec on each side of foot on every row as in video, or on every other row for a longer toe, until 8 sts left on needle. Cut the thread, pull through remaining sts and fasten.
How to hang a toe on a sock machine so that it needs no hand work after it is taken off the machine. This is video #3 in a series of Crank-A-long 8-10 minute videos narrated, step by step lesson on finishing the toe by hanging the first row to the other 1/2 of the cylinder needles. Best if viewed after the making of a toe-up on a circular sock machine. Demonstrated by Candy: TheColoradoCranker on a 1922 Master Machine
How to start a sock at the toe on a circular sock machine. Shaping the toe on the back of the cylinder so the toe can be hung to the front. The number 2 video in the Sweet Sock series. Using the 1-up-2-down method of short row increasing. Narrated, step by step process for a complete toe. Toe directions for every Colorado Cranker sock pattern including the Sweet Sock.
This video demonstrates the technique for casting-on stitches in knitting using a provisional cast on technique. This is a good technique to use when starting the toe of a sock or anywhere that you need to have live stitches at one end of your knitting. Live stitches are stitches that are not bound off and are ready to work.