I found a much easier way to do short row heels. Thank you Gia for suggesting the website knitting help. It was invaluable. It also gave me a few pointers about how to do the Turkish toes.
As anyone who has ever had to pull out rows, it is always hard to pick the stitches back up again. When you have to do it for over 12 rounds and the yarn is superfine fingering weight and the needles are size 3...argh. It is my own fault for not paying attention to my count.
Onward and upward.
1 month ago