What is a gusset stitch?

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.

How does a gusset work?

A gusset, or gusset plate, is a triangular piece of timber or metal that is used to transfer stresses between connected members and help strengthen the joint between them. They can be fastened to permanent members by rivets, bolts, welding (in the case of metal), or pressing (in the case of timber).

What is a gusset used for?

Gussets, sometimes known as gusset plates, are metal sheets of various thicknesses used for either joining two or more components together or strengthening joints. These components include beams, girders, truss members, chords, and columns.

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