This toe method can also be used for making toe-up socks. Unlike the cuff-down style, where you are decreasing toward the end of the toe, you’re going to start with a very small number of stitches and increase outward.
– if you dislike grafting your stitches together (often called the kitchener stitch), the round toe has a huge advantage over the wedge toe: no grafting required. – Many knitters also have toes where the middle toes are longer than the big toe. For those knitters, this kind of toe shaping might be more comfortable because it is longest at the spot where the middle toe sits on the foot. – knitters who like a roomier sock toe might appreciate the round toe. It’s a little more spaciously shaped than the wedge toe.
When working the round toe, it’s important to keep track of how many knit rounds you’ve worked between each of the decrease rounds.