Tag Archives: Heels

Everything You Need To Know About The Fleegle Heel

In December of 2006, a blogger known as Fleegle changed the knitting world when she published a toe-up sock formula on her blog. The special thing about it was the heel. It was totally new. It was for toe-up socks. … Continue reading

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Slip-Stitch Heel Pattern And Video

Add some texture to your heel flap with an easy slip-stitch heel. Adding a textured heel flap is an easy way to make the socks more interesting AND to make the heel more durable at the same time. The slip-stitch … Continue reading

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When To Start Your Fleegle Heel Increases

I happen to be knitting a pair of worsted-weight socks, toe-up of course, and thinking about my lovely knitting students and the problems they run into most often when knitting toe-up socks. A big one for first-time knitters of my … Continue reading

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When You Forget Increases On Your Fleegle Heel

So many of my lovely students are knitting (and loving) two-at-a-time toe-up socks, that I thought I’d make you a video on a very common mistake people make. Many people forget to increase on the left side of their knitting … Continue reading

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Short-Row Shaping: Learn to “Wrap and Turn”

Let’s learn to do short rows! Short rows are becoming a hot topic on Ravelry, so here’s a nice, clear tutorial on how to do them. A “short row” is simply what happens when you work across a row but … Continue reading

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