The Beauty of Short Row Shaping

After years of knitting, I’m still amazed that you can make a fabric with only yarn and needles. And in making this knit fabric, there are a variety of techniques to shape and curve it. I love watching the transition from a flat fabric to a shaped one with a simple method called short row…

Let’s Learn To Make Socks: Lesson 3 – Turn Heel

Turning the heel of the sock, is usually where problems occur for knitters. All that is happening is short row shaping, forming the “cup” of the heel and “turns” the heel to create the beginning of the foot. This section of the heel is worked back and forth, as for the flap. “Turn” means the same as…