Some of you know that I'm a short-row girl. I loves me a short-row heel! Pomotamus, however, is a heel-flap sock. It seemed unlikely that I could adjust the pattern to a short-row heel AND keep the chart correct. I decided that I will knit the heel portion as written.
I know what you're thinking. "As written?! What is this world coming to?" There's nothing wrong with knitting a pattern unaltered (but I will mention that I altered the knit TLBs to simple knit stitches--so there!). How can I say if I prefer a short-row to a heel flap if I have never knit a heel flap sock? Perhaps I'll like the heel flap better. I'm keeping an open mind.
So far I find the heel flap much less magical than the short-row. Look, I knit a big flap: