Need some help on my first pair of socks.

I will have 8 stitches on each of 3 needles. How do I divide for the heel?

DIVIDE FOR HEEL:

Transfer stitches around so that there are 12 stitches on the first needle, and 6 stitches on each of the other

two needles. Work back and forth across the first needle ONLY as follows:

Row1: Slip 1, knit to end.

Row 2: Slip 1, purl to end.

Repeat these 2 rows for 12 rows total, then work row 1 once more. The heel will be 13 rows long.