Knit


Knit

Hand knit stockings are an essential part of rural dress, particularly in colder regions. While Scandinavia is particularly known for patterned knitwear, areas from the Baltic to the Balkans also created elaborate, colorful stockings. Knit stockings are an example of zero-waste because the elements are made to the shape of the final garment. They reflect the thrift of rural cultures as well as their ingenuity.


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