My grandson wants me to knit him socks. The problem is that his feet grow really fast. I typically to toe up and prefer that. This situation calls for something different in the way of doing them.
I’m thinking of working the toe then moving it to waste yarn, provisionally CO the same number of stitches and finish the sock and bind off the cuff. I could then use a contrasting yarn to knit a round on the toe and then graft the two parts together. This would serve two purposes: The contrasting yarn would make his easily distinguishable from his dad’s and when the socks are too short for him I could then cut just the contrasting yarn and take the toe off. I could add some rounds for length and graft the toe back on.
I wouldn’t bother but he hates having things I make him get too small.