Picture of Nike+ Athletic Sock
First there was the iPod Sock....now meet the Athletic Sock. The new-fangled Athletic Sock meets all your high-tech running needs and allows you to use your favorite, stylin' pair of running shoes at the same time. The Nike+ does not require pressure for an accurate reading. It measures accurately while securely mounted on the front of your laces.

Another bonus: this is an ultra-quick knit project that will use up some of that yarn scrap you can't bear to toss.

Step 1: Materials

Picture of Materials
3 double pointed needles
Worsted Weight Yarn
place marker or small washer
crochet hook or large-eyed embroidery needle
embellishments if desired
xcursedx8 years ago
it's not a pressure sensor, but it is calibrated to the CENTER of your foot, where you have a higher amount of gravity on each stride then at the top of your foot near your shin, you'll just get false readings.... but enjoy
cookiedough (author)  xcursedx8 years ago
I've done a significant amount of testing that compares in-shoe placement to on-shoe placement. I found the difference to be negligible and within the general margin of error.
robotguy48 years ago
Cant you just slip the disk into your shoe and affix it with a little duck tape? Or take out the pad (are you gelling? Im not) and put it under it. If your feet are really sensitive, just cut a hole into the pad (unless perhaphs if your gelling or have those reallllly expensive pads that are adjusted specificly to your foot design) and put the disk in. Keep the cut out to put back in the hole when you dont use the disk.
zachninme9 years ago
I still don't get it, what do you put in it?
cookiedough (author)  zachninme9 years ago
Normally, that little, oblong disk would go into a specially made hole in the bottom of Nike shoes. Nike want people to believe that the disk is a pressure sensor, in which case users would have to buy Nike shoes. This is not the case. Instead, the disk can be worn atop the foot. Only catch is, its a slipper little bugger. Therefore, a case that latches to the laces is optimal.
What is this for?
this Nike Tunes.
mrfox9 years ago
Why does this have to be knit? Wouldn't any small, snug-fitting bag work?
cookiedough (author)  mrfox9 years ago
someone please post an instructable on how to knit