Knit a Pair of Contemporary Brewster Socks

In the January/February 2010 issue of PieceWork, our 4th-annual Historical Knitting issue, Jacqueline Fee recounts how she came to knit the Brewster socks, which were based on an original sock that was brought to her attention by her daughter. Here’s Jacqueline with more on “THE Brewster Stocking.” Alerted to the existence of one handknitted stocking […]

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The 1951 archaeological excavation of a shallow bog grave in Gunnister, Scotland, unearthed a pair of dark brown woolen stockings, which are currently housed in the collection of the National Museum of Scotland, in Edinburgh. For the January/February 2011 issue of PieceWork, Jaqueline Fee created a reproduction of the Gunnister stockings. Here’s Jaqueline with more: […]

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