This anklet is knitted top down with a ribbed heel flap and a wedge toe. I call this a "follow the yarn" pattern. The instep pattern zig zags as your yarn changes color... or you just feel like it. This makes the pattern complement the way your yarn stripes instead of fighting it. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit purl pick up stitches work in the round decreases GAUGE 33 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches in stockinette SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Small (6.6"/16.7 cm), Medium (7.25"/ 18.4 cm), Large (7.9"/20 cm) unstretched circumference.