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|Description:||151 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||From hide to hose: the origins of the sock --
Looped fabrics & the legwear of queens: the beginnings of knitting & knitted hose --
Knitting in Great Britain: a way of working & a way of life --
Knitting in other European countries: traditions & stocking styles --
Carrying on the tradition: how to knit a sock --
A classic sock pattern: and some variations on heel & toe --
The patterns. Stockings with clocks; Norwegian socks; Egyptian socks; Estonian crossroads socks; Chausettes de dentelle; Welsh country stockings; Finnish socks; Merike's socks; Latvian socks; Highland schottische kilt hose; Chalet socks; Estonian socks; Lithuanian amber socks; Shetland socks; St Peter port stripes; Country socks; Ukrainian socks; Flammergarn socks.
June 2012 Nancy's book was first published back in 1994 and is said to have kicked off the sock knitting phenomenon. This updated edition is packed with 18 patterns for socks, but these aren't just