Patti's semi-wrapped, short row heel recipe:
row 1: knit across heel stitches. turn.
the heel at a glance: 4(5) st that look like purl bumps, 4(6) st that look like stockinette, and 4(5) st that look like purl bumps
turning the heel:
row 1: WIB sl1. k5(6). insert the tip of the LH needle into the purl bump at the edge of the RH prev row and k2tog TBL with
finishing heel round:
WIB sl1. k11(12). pick up bar between last st and first instep st and place on LH needle to make an M1 (but do not knit yet). Pick up the purl bump from the last st on the round (now 2 rows below) and place on LH needle. k2tog TBL.
knit across instep st.
with RH needle, pick up bar between last instep st and first heel st to make an M1 (but do not knit yet). Pick up the purl bump from the first heel st on the round (now 2 rows below) and place on RH needle. ssk.
knit across heel st. (26/34 st)
At this point, two st have been added to the original st count. For some patterns, it’s not a significant change. If your pattern requires the original number of st
knit across instep st. k2tog, k10(14), ssk. k to end of round. (24/32 st)
k2tog: knit 2 stitches together (a right-leaning decrease)
LH: left hand
RH: right hand
sl 1: slip 1 stitch (with yarn in back, unless otherwise noted)
ssk: slip 2 stitches, separately, knitwise, then knit together through the front loops (a left-leaning decrease)
WIB: with yarn in back
WIF: with yarn in front
note: WIF and WIB change between the heel and heel turn (depending on whether a bump is created or not), so read carefully
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