Hook and Rose Turkish Socks

While Western Europeans were knitting stockings from the top down, Middle Eastern knitters were making theirs from the toe up! Bright colors, distinctive toe-up construction, and intricate patterns still characterize Turkish and Eastern European socks today.

Approx Date: 
1900
Designer: 
Anna Zilboorg
Sock Type: 
Historical
Yarn: 
Sport
Needles: 
US 2 or 3
Stitches/Inch: 
6
Pattern Source: 

Fancy Feet