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Sock Blog Hop #5 - Toe up or Cuff down socks?

Welcome to the 5th instalment for the Sock CAL 2018 Blog Hop.  If you have been following from the beginning, I should imagine that you are well on your way to choosing your sock design, yarn and have a pretty good understanding of the construction of a sock.

Then comes the next question - Toe Up or Cuff Down?  Does it really matter?  Surely they all come out the same.  You are right, they do look the same and there is no discernible difference.  I have crocheted a fair number of socks over the last few years and I must admit that I have a preference - Cuff down.  To put it simply, I don't like adding a ribbed cuff at the end of the sock.

I admit that I am just not very good at crocheting the ribbed cuff at the end of the pattern. I get confused and when I start to work on it I don't like how mine looks.   I prefer to work the cuff first and then work from the ankle down (I like the cuffs nice and neat).   I like to try on the sock as I go and know that I can adjust the number…