Technique Video Tutorial: Afterthought Heel openings.

Designing socks lately, the question of “Afterthought Heels” has come up. Hunting around I found some pictures and video tutorials with detailed instructions on how to open the stitches to make the heel. I will post further information on optional “Afterthought Heel” types.

Using waste yarn by jlwinpa (picture from

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Sock Surgeon’s afterthought heels by TelmaQ – no waste yarn

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