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:
*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
Paper over board, with concealed wire-o, 7 x 9¼, 128 pages, 30+ color photographs, 30+ illustrations.