Knowledge of What was Sensible by Hunter Hammersen
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Knowledge of What was Sensible

Knitting
November 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
8.5 stitches = 1 inch
in stockinette
300 - 450 yards (274 - 411 m)
Fits a foot or leg of 7.25 [8.25, 9, 10.25, 10.75] inches.

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If a woman were going to walk for pleasure or health, she would show her knowledge of what was sensible and suitable by putting on thick stockings, ribbed silk or silk and wool, and thick-soled shoes with low heels.

Vogue’s Book of Etiquette: Present-day Customs of Social Intercourse with the Rules for their Correct Observance
The Editors of Vogue, 1925

I don’t mind being sensible and suitable—at least not most of the time. But I’m not convinced that those virtues should be reserved just for women. To that end, I offer a sock that is eminently suitable for (and sized for) both ladies and gentlemen.