Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads
Pamir mountaineers crochet their socks and mittens with slip stitch for many hundreds of years. Unlike most of crochet stitches, slip stitch technique produces elastic fabric like in knitting technique. Warmer apparel is another advantage comparing to any other crochet and even knitting stitches.
Similar to the style B and C, in this style D the sole is attached to the foot along the knitting process eliminating the seaming at the end. The sole is done with (knit,slip next) pattern for extra durability. You can see this pattern on the picture and it is not a rib! Boots are felted.
Knitting: Earflap Hat
Inspired by colored knitting of Saam people who live up north in Russia