Mystery Monkey Socks, Part 3

Part 3
The Traditional French Heel

To prepare for heel flap, rearrange 68 sts as follows:
Needle 1: 16 sts
Needle 2: 19 sts
Needle 3: 13 sts
Needle 4: 20 sts

Transfer Needle 3 sts to Needle 4. These are the 33 heel sts.

Heel Flap
Turn Needle 4 around to ws. You will begin to work across wrong side.
Break off grey yarn and join natural(white) yarn for heel flap.

Row 1(ws): Sl1, purl to end of needle, turn.
Row 2(rs): *Sl1, k1; repeat from * across row to last st, K1.
Repeat Rows 1 and 2 (16x) ending after completing a right-side row.

Heel Turn
Begin turning heel on a wrong side row. Slip all sts purlwise. Break off natural(white) yarn and join red yarn.

Row 1: Sl1, p17, p2tog, p1. Turn to rs.
Row 2: Sl1, k4, ssk, k1. Turn.
Row 3: Sl1, p5, p2tog, p1. Turn.
Row 4: Sl1, k6, ssk, k1. Turn.
Row 5: Sl1, p7, p2tog, p1. Turn.
Row 6: Sl1, k8, ssk, k1. Turn.
Row 7: Sl1, p9, p2tog, p1. Turn.
Row 8: Sl1, k10, ssk, k1. Turn.
Row 9: Sl1, p11, p2tog, p1. Turn.
Row 10: Sl1, k12, ssk, k1. Turn
Row 11: Sl1, p13, p2tog, p1. Turn.
Row 12: Sl1, k14, ssk, k1. Turn.
Row 13: Sl1, p15, p2tog, p1. Turn.

Row 14:  Sl1, k16, ssk, k1.

Heel turn is complete. 19 sts remaining.

4 Comments on “Mystery Monkey Socks, Part 3

  1. The Mystery Monkey Socks are sooo cute! Now I need to buy the yarn to knit them. Thanks for the pattern, Rebecca!

  2. I just finished a tiny pair of baby boy socks (Grandma in June!..) and need to finish a baby afghan…then…I want to make these cute socks!!
    Please tell me what yarn you are using…please please no time to guess shop. Thanks also for the pattern.
    Linda

  3. Yay, yay, YAY! I’ve been waiting for part 3. Started another pair of socks in the interim. I really should have worked the second sock to the end of Part 2, but just thought of it. Oh well. Thanks a bunch!

  4. Hullo hullo. On the monkey sock swap, can I get you to link me on the sidebar as pixie instead of by my actual name (which you have in my email)? I don’t usually give my real name to people unless they’re sending something to me (so my secret monkey pal is welcome to have it). Thank you!

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