Recipe for a mans sock size UK 8 using 4 ply sock wool
(Regia, Opal, Stylecraft, Drops Fabel, Scheejes Invicta Extra etc.)
On my machine 5 rows will change the size by one sock size e.g. size 9 will be plus 5 rows in the foot.
Selvage 1st row ribber in, 2nd and 3rd row ribber out.
20 rows 1 x 1 rib
55 rows 3 x 1 rib
Replace all needles on half of cylinder where heel is to be made
Short row heel of your choice
Replace all needles
Short row toe of your choice