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Welsh Country Stockings

Folk Socks: The History and Techniques of Handknitted Footwear (1994)
Folk Socks: The History and Techniques of Handknitted Footwear (Updated Edition)
Knitting
December 1994
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 22 rows = 2 inches in stockinette stitch in the round.
US 1 - 2.25 mm
736 yards (673 m)

Summary: Written for set of four double-point needles or size to give gauge. Calf shaping, Dutch heel and round toe.

Additional yarn information: The Welsh Country Stockings call for two skeins of yarn - one each in colors #N03 Grey Heather, and #730 Natural.

From the pattern description:  “While called Welsh Country Stockings, these could be named after a Highland glen, a Hebridean Isle, or a Yorkshire village.  They represent the traditional stockings and socks made by hand knitters to clothe their families, to wear themselves, or to sell.…"

Publication Date December 1994