Loose, elastic bind off perfect for toe up socks. Best of all, it is worked in pattern for a beautiful finished edge.
A short row heel with no flaps or wraps making it ideal for toe up or top down socks.
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!
Part 3 demonstrates joining the new yarn, picking up stitches in the gap and decreasing as the Afterthought Heel is completed.
Part 2 demonstrates the removal of the waste yarn and picking up stitches in preparation for knitting the Afterthought Heel.
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.
Binding off your PAIR of socks is as simple as one after watching this video.
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.