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Type of item: Accessory
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Afterthought heels, also called inserted heels, are great for when you just don't want to work a heel along with the sock - when you're knitting in the dark or on a plane and are getting motion-sick anyway. I also like them, just anyway, because they open up a lot of style and construction possibilities that might be hard to work in the usual direction.
There are a few ways to prepare for this kind of heel. Here are two of them.