I have to remember and try the stitch below thing. I started doing my short rows on heels by knitting or purling in the stitch below then placing that stitch on the left needle next to the stitch that would have been the W&T stitch. To pick up, just k2tog or p2tog.
Cheating is an option. . . . Cheaters never win and winners never cheat, but smart knitters who want to retain an iota of sanity do, cheerfully. ~~Kory Stamper