Knitting Vintage Socks

Knitting Vintage Socks

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Searching for new sock patterns? Try some old ones! Knitting Vintage Socks: New Twists on Classic Patterns adapts sock patterns from the Weldon's Practical Needlework book series (Interweave Press), a compilation of "newsletters" published more than 100 years ago. Knitting Vintage Socks features 24 classic patterns updated for today's knitters with gauges, up-to-date yarns, and twenty-first-century methods and sizes including the following: Gentleman's Shooting Stockings with Fluted Pattern Ladies Silk Stockings with Clocks Baby's Bootikins Heelless Sleeping Sock Evening Stockings for a Young Lady Child's French Sock in Citron Pattern Diaper Knitting Fascinating household and historic tidbits from the era, along with little-known tips like an unconventional way to shape a heel. Thorough but easy-to-follow patterns and instructions - including a helpful Techniques section A sturdy spiral binding that makes this book a breeze to bring along.

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  • Spiral bound | 128 pages
  • 187.96 x 236.22 x 20.32mm | 476.27g
  • Interweave Press Inc
  • LovelandUnited States
  • English
  • colour illustrations throughout
  • 1931499659
  • 9781931499651
  • 25,359

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"Once again Interweave Press has produced a knitting book that is sure to become an enduring classic. "Knitting Vintage Socks" brings this piece of our knitting history to life, and is a classic compendium of hand knitted socks." --"Knit Together," the quarterly publication of the Canadian Guild of Knitters

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About Nancy Bush

Nancy Bush teaches workshops for guilds, shops, and at conferences throughout the United States, Canada, and Northern Europe. She is the author of Folk Socks, Folk Knitting in Estonia, Knitting on the Road, Knitting Vintage Socks, and Knitted Lace of Estonia (all from Interweave). Nancy lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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