I’m wondering if this would work.
I’m knitting a toe-up sock on two circular needles. I’m at the heel now, and I’m kind of bored with the short row heel. I understand how an afterthought heel works and am wondering if I can accomplish the same thing this way:
I’d like to put the top half of my stitches on a holder, and cast on the same amount to be joined in the round to form a heel, afterthought style, but knit right then and there. Kitchener it closed, weave in the ends. Then I’d pick up the same number of stitches from my cast-on edge and continue in the round up the leg with the stitches that were set aside.
Would this work? It would be like an afterthought heel, but I’d knit it when I get to it.