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Knitting Vintage Socks: New Twists on Classic Patterns (original 2005; edition 2005)

by Nancy Bush

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Title:Knitting Vintage Socks: New Twists on Classic Patterns
Authors:Nancy Bush
Info:Interweave Press (2005), Spiral-bound, 128 pages
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Tags:knitting, nonfiction, history, victorian, fiberarts, instructional, xx

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Knitting Vintage Socks: New Twists on Classic Patterns by Nancy Bush (2005)

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I love knitting socks, and I love vintage patterns, so this book was a very exciting find for me. I've only had time to knit one of the patterns so far, the "Gentleman's shooting stockings with fluted pattern," but it was easily the most beautiful pair of socks I've ever made.

I saw some other comments on the spiral binding, and I must admit that it doesn't bother me at all. On the contrary, I find it nice that the book lays flat and isn't constantly closing on your pattern.

A great choice for anyone looking for a new old pattern. ( )
  heidilach | Oct 5, 2009 |
Beautiful and interesting patterns ( )
  Siglinde | Feb 9, 2009 |
Some very good stitch patterns in here. Unfortunately there are no charts for most of the patterns, and even more unfortunately the spiral binding -- always an awful choice -- is some of the most horrible I've seen; the pages both squeak noisily AND stick when being turned, and how long the paper will stand up to it is a good question.
  Passer_Invenit | Oct 20, 2008 |
Love it, can't wait to knit it!
  Melissk | Dec 21, 2007 |
You can find my (German) review here:

Knitting Vintage Socks ( )
  Annkari | Jun 18, 2007 |
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