Adding a textured heel flap is an easy way to make the socks more interesting AND to make the heel more durable at the same time.

The slip-stitch heel is super-easy, and it is also nice and stretchy – great if you’re not sure how big the sock-recipient’s ankle is.

Video: Slip-Stitch Heel Pattern

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KnitFreedom | Socks | Heel Stitches - Slip-Stitch Heel Pattern
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Slip-Stitch Heel Pattern:

Row 1 (RS): (Sl 1, k1) to last st, end k1.
Row 2 and all even rows: Sl 1, p across.

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