Civil War socks: Confederacy

This 1864 pattern, “furnished by a lady of much experience” to a Southern newspaper, is the earliest known Civil War sock pattern to have been published. Since it is for the Confederate forces, a “bluish grey” yarn was recommended.

Approx Date: 
1864
Designer: 
Macon Daily Telegraph and Confederate, 1864
Sock Type: 
Historical
Yarn: 
Fingering
Needles: 
US 1
Stitches/Inch: 
9
Pattern Source: 

Piecework, March/April 2009