Why knit a pair of socks from the toe-up? That way you'll be able to make sure the socks are the correct length before starting the heel and cuff. You'll also be able to adjust the length of the cuff as you go. This basic toe-up sock pattern is knitted in the round featuring self-striping Wisdom Stanza yarn.
Foot Circumference: 7½” (stretches to fit most widths)
Gauge: 32 sts and 44 rows to 4" in st st