My sock-knitting obsession continues, and I tried a short row heel. I'm pleased but not 100% satisfied. I used Priscilla Wild's method (modified by Charisa Martin Cairn in her Lifestyle sock pattern), which promises no holes. The knit side turned out better than the purl side, which doesn't exactly have holes, but the spaces are bigger. I am wondering if I am not picking up a stitch close enough to the held stitch when I am adding the stitches back in. Any advice?
Also, I chose to change colors for the heel, but I wasn't sure what to do with the main yarn. I decided to just cut it, intending to weave the end in later, but I realized when the heel was done that the main working yarn would have been right there ready to continue. I would be interested to hear about the experiences of others.
Overall, this is pretty easy and fun. After doing several socks with an afterthought heel, it will be nice to be done with the sock when I finish the toe.