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Russian Bind Off

Loose, elastic bind off perfect for toe up socks. Best of all, it is worked in pattern for a beautiful finished edge.

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German Short Row Heel

A short row heel with no flaps or wraps making it ideal for toe up or top down socks.

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Japanese Short Row Heel

The Japanese Short Row Heel is similar to a standard short row heel, but I find the result tidier and easier to construct. Pins are used in place of the usual wrap and turn. Give it a try!

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Afterthought Heel – Part 3

Part 3 demonstrates joining the new yarn, picking up stitches in the gap and decreasing as the Afterthought Heel is completed.

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Afterthought Heel – Part 2

Part 2 demonstrates the removal of the waste yarn and picking up stitches in preparation for knitting the Afterthought Heel.

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Afterthought Heel – Part 1

An afterthought heel is added after the foot and leg of the sock is completed. This heel is a great choice for color work socks and creating contrasting colored heels. Part 1 demonstrates placing the waste yarn that will later be removed to insert the heel.

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Two at a Time Socks – Bind Off

Binding off your PAIR of socks is as simple as one after watching this video.

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Two At A Time Socks – Short Row Heel

Yes, you can knit short row heels two at a time without ever taking your socks off the needle! This video will address the issues you face when knitting heels in toe up or cuff down two at a time socks.

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