With this interactive pattern you can make a contrasting color short row heel without the stripe on the instep. The secret sauce is one wrap and turn at each end of the instep needle which prevents holes from forming.
Tagged: Heel pattern
With the help of this interactive pattern you can easily make a reinforced flap and gusset heel for your toe up sock. This recipe works for any yarn and gauge and it requires no picking up of stitches. All you need to know is the total amount of stitches you have per sock and your row gauge and you’ll get detailed instructions how to make the heel.
Short row heel is the one used in most commercial socks. It is symmetrical and you make it exactly the same way regardless if you knit your sock from the toe up or cuff down.