Folk socks: the history & techniques of handknitted footwear

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Interweave Press, Oct 1, 1994 - Crafts & Hobbies - 112 pages
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Eighteen patterns for handsome knicker socks, sturdy boot socks, lively Birkenstock socks, lacy stockings, kilt hose, cabled socks, clocked socks, and more are at the heart of this charming book inspired by a host of folk knitting traditions from Europe and the British Isles.

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User Review  - Heather - Goodreads

This book is so well written I had to buy it. Great history, easy to read instructions and I'm currently knitting a second pair of socks from her patterns. Read full review

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User Review  - Christine - Goodreads

This is the book that got me started in knitting and is still a favorite. Read full review

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Contents

FROM HIDE TO HOSE The origins of the socle
7
LOOPED FABRICS AND THE LEGWEAR OF QUEENS The beginnings of knitting and knitted hose
11
KNITTING IN GREAT BRITAIN A way of working and a way of life
17
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Yarn Girls, They Do Get Wooly: Folk Socks
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Folk Socks | Interweave Press
Interweave Press Books Section, Interweave Dot, Interweave Press Magazines, Interweave Dot, Interweave Press Beading, Interweave Dot, Interweave Crochet ...
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Folk Socks by Nancy Bush : Yarns and Threads, Yarn, Knitting ...
Yarns and Threads : Folk Socks by Nancy Bush - Books- Knitting Kits Knitting Needles-Single Point Patterns - knitted/felted Gifts For You Other Products ...
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Yarn Harlot: All Hail Nancy
All Hail Nancy. Nancy Bush is a goddess walking the earth as woman. She is my hero. Well, she is my knitting hero. I mean, it's not like she saved me from a ...
www.yarnharlot.ca/ blog/ archives/ 2004/ 11/ 22/ all_hail_nancy.html

folk_sock_knitalong : Folk Sock Knitalong
Group Information. Members: 174; Category: Knitting; Founded: Sep 25, 2005; Language: English ? Already a member? Sign in to Yahoo! ...
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Resources for the Sock Knitter
Books on Knitting Socks. Click on the link to get more information and purchase any of the books recommended here. Ethnic Designs (Western European) ...
www.geocities.com/ j_daneman/ sock-resource.html

About the author (1994)

Nancy Bush is the author of Knitting on the Road and Knitting Vintage Socks.

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