These are nice, comfy booties, more for keeping you warm than getting someone else hot. They have short cuffs and an elfy alternate toe (below). They knit up FAST.
Use 75 – 100g any combination light worsted wool from your stash and two US 3 circular needles for gauge close to pattern (can be a little looser)
(I used 2 different balls of hand-dyed recycled yarn and knit both socks down to the same point with the first ball, then spliced in the second ball. The total weight was 75g for my size 8 feet.)
CO as per instructions, but skip cuff and proceed directly to leg pattern. Work 4″ in pattern, then begin heel. Proceed as per pattern through to toe decrease.
Alternate Pointy Toe
Continue to decrease as specified, every other round, until you have only 4 stitches on each needle. Break yarn and draw through all stitches with a yarn needle. Cinch closed, tack down through a few stitches at the top, and weave in end, as you would with the top of a hat.
alternate pointy toe
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