Sizes: 0-3 Months (3.25-3.75″), for 3-6 months go up one needle size (3.75-4.25″)
Yarn: Medium Worsted (Caron Jumbo or Red Heart With Love)
Gauge 17 sts= 4”
Tools #7 (4.5mm) DPNs or needles for gauge
1 lock or split ring stitch marker
Cast on 20 sts on 3 needles, Join in the round
Cuff: Stockinette for 1 1/4” (7 rounds), pm at the start.
Heel Flap: K10 sts all onto Needle 1
Sl rem 3 unworked sts of Needle 2 and place on Needle 3. Work the following on Needle 1:
Sl 1, P9, turn
Sl 1, K9, turn
Repeat last 2 rows three more times (total 8 rounds ending on knit round)
Turn Heel on same Needle 1:
Sl 1, P4, P2tog, P1, turn (2 sts unworked)
Sl 1, K1, k2tog, K1, turn (2 sts unworked)
Sl 1, P2, P2tog, P1, turn
Sl 1, K3, K2tog, K1, do not turn
With unused Needle 2, pick up 5 sts from side of heel flap, Needle 3: K10 (instep of foot), With Needle 4, pick up 5 sts of heel flap, with the same needle, Knit 3 stitches from turned heel., Slip unworked 3 sts of turned heel on Needle 1 and put on Needle 2. This is now the new beginning of round, place marker.
Sts should be as follows: Needle 1: 8 sts, Needle 2: 10 sts, Needle 3: 8 sts (26 sts)
Needle 1: K to last 3 sts on needle, K2tog, K1, Needle 2: K10, Needle 3: K1, SSK, K to end
Repeat these 2 rounds until you are back to a total of 20 sts.
St St for 1“ (5-7 rounds), pm on 1st st
Needle 1: K to last 3 sts, K2tog, K1, Needle 2: K1, SSK, K to last 3 sts, K2tog, K1, Needle 3, K1, SSK, K to end
Repeat these 2 rows until you have a total of 12 sts.
With Needle 3, Knit 3 sts of Needle 1 so you now have only 2 needles with 6 stitches on each needle.
Graft remaining sts of toe and weave in ends.
Variation: Make cuff into a garter cuff.