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Elegant Socks to Knit

Piecework, Mar/Apr 2002
Knitting Traditions, Winter 2010
Knitting
March 2002
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 2 inches in stockinette stitch in the round
US 0 - 2.0 mm
440 yards (402 m)

These elegant socks were inspired by a pair of stockings that did not have an elegant life - they were not worn by royalty, but rather, by a Norwegian emigrant. The original socks are now in the collection of the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum in Decorah, Iowa.