HNW - early knitting

debra dunbar felinebert at
Tue May 11 20:23:07 PDT 1999

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From: Deborah Pulliam <pulliam at>

You wrote:
>I do this kind of heel all the time, in fact, it's my favorite type, as it
>fits and wears well. That being said, it is not appropriate for any early
>(pre-1800) knitting from Northern Europe or North America.

Thank you for all your information!  Do you know of what type of heel I
should do for a 15th or 16th century stocking?  There are some examples in
Rutt, but I'm having a hard time following how they actually constructed the

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