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Old 05-18-2013, 01:41 PM   #16
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Grafting the Toe
 
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Originally Posted by Jan in CA View Post
GG, It's a sock pattern where you provisionally cast on into the crochet chain right above the toes, then use short roes for the toes, then I assume you put the provisional cast on back on the needles and knit the foot. I'll have to check the rest.

ETA...okay, it's not a whole sock pattern. It's simply a short row, toe. Too fiddly for me even though the toes are nice with no seams.
I have some lovely soft On Your Toes bamboo yarn that just isn't cooperating when I do the usual closed cast on and start increasing, it loves to split. I'm hoping that doing it the way in the video might work better. Trial and error. The yarn may be destined for being something besides socks. I just don't have the patience to deal with it if I don't figure out an easier/better way to make a toe from it and soon.
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