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|Description:||128 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Introduction A Brief History of Weldon's Practical Needlework Early Handknitted Stockings A Means of Livelihood The Industrial Revolution In Retrospect Updating Weldon's Techniques General Rules of Stocking Knitting Heel Shaping Toe Shaping Simple Ribbed Socks Patterns Gentleman's Shooting Stockings with Fluted Pattern, 1887 Gentleman's Sock in Railway Stitch, 1889 Gentleman's Sock with Lozenge Pattern, 1895 Bed Sock in Lemon Pattern Fancy Knit Stripe, 1896 Ribbed Cycling or Golf Stockings with Fancy Cuff in Trellis Pattern, 1897 Heelless Sleeping Socks, 1897 Child's French Sock in Citron Pattern and Diaper Knitting, 1898 Child's First Sock in Shell Pattern, 1899 Gentleman's Half Hose in Ringwood Pattern, 1900 Gentleman's Sock for Evening Wear, 1900 Evening Stockings for a Young Lady, 1900 Fancy Silk Sock for a Child of 5 or 6 Years, 1900 Gentleman's Fancy Sock, 1901 Gentleman's Plain Winter Sock with Dutch Heel, 1901 Child's Sock in Miranda Pattern, 1904 Baby's Bootikin, 1905 Little Child's Sock, 1907 Infant's Fancy Silk Sock, First Size, 1909 Ladies Useful Stockings, 1913 Ladies Silk Stockings with Clocks, 1914|
Oct 05 Back in the days when men wore shooting socks to go hunting and children as young as 5 dressed in fancy silk socks from dawn till dusk, knitters found the patterns they needed in Weldon's