This new “forked heel” will win over die-hard devotees of short-row and heel-flap techniques alike, thanks to the extra heel room and more anatomically correct shape. The forked heel helps the pattern curve around the ankle bone and gives the sock-wearer extra room at the back of the heel to help prevent excess wear and tear.

Basic 2×2 ribbing makes the sock perfect for anyone in the family and a perfect choice for anyone trying toe-up sock construction for the first time.

Forked-Heel Ribbed Socks

About This Pattern


    32 sts/48 rows


    380 yards for up to size 10 women's sock

    Difficulty Level:

    Knitting, purling, knitting in the round, short rows



2 Responses to “Forked Heel Ribbed Socks”

  1. [...] At long last! I had time and leisure to finish the final edits on a basic 2×2 ribbed-sock pattern that has sizing for the forked heel. It’s available for purchase now at Ravelry and it never would have gotten done if not for the [...]

  2. [...] it cool how they match the fire? I really like the way they’re working up. I chucked a forked heel a-la Kalani Craig in there too, so maybe I should be calling them my knitting group socks. The heel [...]

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