Apparently, I have fat ankles. I never really knew this about myself until this week.
On the Undulating Ribs the ankle is a wee bit tight, but still ok. I figured I can just make my heel flap a little longer next time. No biggie.
However... my Knit and Tonic sock has some bigger issues. To preserve the awesome striping I thought I'd give a short row heel a try. It turned out really well. I used the directions for 'Priscillas Magic Dream Sock' from Favorite Socks. The color changes were kind of bugging me though... and I decided I probably had enough yarn to rip it out and splice strands of the same color together to make a solid heel. Once I had it off the needles I tried it on...
Uh-Oh. See how tight it is on the top of my ankle? Not comfy. Anyone know if there is a way to make a SR heel bigger? Probably not. I did a little browsing on Flickr and saw many a flap that didn't seem to mess too much with the stripes. Kind of bums me out though. Anyone have any other great ideas? I think for a comfy flap for myself it needs to be about 2.5 inches long. So it is bigger than the usual womans 2 inch flap.
Check out the way the colors worked out... looking at this pic you'd think "hey, turned out fab!"
Then there's the other side... "oh..."
Kind of strange huh?
Well anyway... not sure what to do... help!
(Sorry the pic's are bad... it was dark out so had to use artificial lighting.)