So I started swatching again, I want to have a little project I can carry around easily and I always wanted to try knee high socks with a ‘calf shaping’ made from changing needle sizes instead of increases or decreases depending on toe up or top down. Searching my knitting books I found a cute little stitch pattern that might work great for its purpose – and after finding 4 errors in the original pattern and correcting them I came up with this: