Cycling or Golf Stockings

This stocking is adapted from several patterns in Weldon's Practical Stocking Knitter, Volume 12. Men's cycling and golf stockings were worn with “plus-fours” or other short pants for active sports. Since both sports showed off the legs, flashy stockings were something to be proud of.

Approx Date: 
1897
Designer: 
Nancy Bush
Sock Type: 
Historical
Yarn: 
Fingering
Needles: 
US 1
Stitches/Inch: 
7.5
Pattern Source: 

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