[Ansteorra-textiles] knitted socks, stockings, hose and knitted lace

Carolle M Cox hpockets at gte.net
Wed May 22 13:45:37 PDT 2002

> > You can buy it through Hastings or Barnes & Nobles.  It has a huge
> > section in the front all on the history of socks and stockings.  It
> > also has patterns that people have developed from actual period
> > stockings/socks.  It also has a pattern for kilt hose and Elizabethan
> > hosiery with clocks.
> They're not "period" as we say it (pre-1600), just historical (most
> pre-WWII).  Most of Nancy's stuff is that way.  But they are nice socks if
> you like to knit with very fine yarn on really fine needles (I lack the
> patience).  I think the person needs a little sock-knitting skill to get
> through the book, but others tell me not.
>                                                 ----= Morgan

Hmmm.  Think i'll check the book out anyhow and see if it's too much for me.
The needles Cannot be any smaller than those called for in this knitted lace


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