After knitting dozens of socks, when it came time to turn the heel of the secret sock, I came up snake eyes. Couldn’t remember–at all. Yikes. Interweave Knits Fall 2000 edition to the rescue. I couldn’t remember those darn short row heels, yeah, I could fake it, but you try harder when it’s for someone else. Priscilla Gibson-Roberts has an excellent pattern and explanation for the short row method. If you don’t have this magazine, she’s got a fine book on this subject, Simple Socks. Check it out. No more heel flaps for me.
Now that I got the brain block on heel turning sorted, I started thinking about the best socks I own. Surprisingly, these aren’t socks I’d made, but were a gift. Yup, they’re the Liberace commerative socks direct from the Liberace Museum in the classiest city on Earth, Vegas…of course. How fabulous are those! Now, I’ve never been to the museum, but my friends were very impressed by this institution and judging by their socks, I think it’s a must see on my next trip.