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Knitting vintage socks : new twists on classic patterns

Author: Nancy Bush
Publisher: Loveland : Interweave Press LCC, 2005.
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Nancy Bush updates 23 classic patterns from their rich past and reinvents them for today's knitters by including gauges, up-to-date yarns, and twenty-first century methods and sizes.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Bush
ISBN: 9781931499651 1931499659
OCLC Number: 938740894
Description: 120 s. : illustrations
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
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Jan 07Nancy Bush - sock designer, teacher and owner of The Wooly West - borrows her inspiration for her book from Weldon's Practical Needlework, but she brings the vintage pattrns (dating from 1887 Read more...

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