Question: What is the heel flap in knitting?

How long should the heel flap be?

Continue working the heel flap in your preferred manner until it is about 2-1/2″ to 3″ long, depending on the wearer’s foot size. End with a right side row.

What does turn heel mean?

Leave, as in When I inquired about his sister, he turned on his heel and walked away. This idiom alludes to making a sharp about-face similar to a military step but here usually implies a sudden departure. It was first recorded in 1751.

How many rows are in a heel flap?

Joyce stumbled on a foolproof method that had the rest of us in awe. There are 8 rows of slipped stitches in the heel flap in this example and I can assure you that they are much easier to count from this perspective. I hope you can make use of Joyce’s trick next time you have to count rows of slipped stitches.

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