17th Century Clocked Stockings by Jacqueline Fee

17th Century Clocked Stockings

Knitting
Aran (8 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
US 2 - 2.75 mm
800 - 900 yards (732 - 823 m)
S, M, L, XL
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Stockings from the second half of the 16th c. were usually sewn from wool or linen cloth. In the early 17th c. knit stockings often bore resemblance to cloth sewn stockings as shown in the details of shape, false seaming and patterned ‘clocks’ at the ankle.

Revised in 2010 by Jackie Fee for Plimoth Plantation with kind permission of the Weavers’ Guild of Boston.

Errata for the First edition Monograph:
Correction to the heel:

ROW 2: P13 should be P15

DECR ROW 7 should be K5, K2tog, P2, K4, P2, SSK, K5 (20sts). It’s missing the second P2.

shown as Knitted 17th-Century Stockings