Heelless sleeping socks

Because there is no heel to fuss about, these have been knitted by many people as their first sock project. They are easy to make, and as the original pattern says, “as the foot makes a fresh place for itself” every time they are worn, they are “particularly durable.”

Approx Date: 
1897
Designer: 
Nancy Bush
Sock Type: 
Historical
Yarn: 
DK
Needles: 
US 2
Stitches/Inch: 
6.5
Pattern Source: 

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