Traditional Macedonian socks from Radovish region

Traditional woollen socks, from Radovish region (Southeastern Macedonia). Rhombic designs are generally an amulet against the evil eye.

Traditional hand-knitted bridal stockings.   From Pomak immigrants, settled in the Biga district (Çanakkale province).  1950-1975.  Wool & metallic thread.  The pattern shows several diamond-shaped ‘ayna’ (mirror), which is an amulet against the evil eye.  (Inv.nr. çor012 - Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).

Traditional hand-knitted bridal stockings. From Pomak immigrants, settled in the Biga district (Çanakkale province). 1950-1975. Wool & metallic thread. The pattern shows several diamond-shaped ‘ayna’ (mirror), which is an amulet against the evil eye. (Inv.nr. çor012 - Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).

Sock Innovation Interweave + Amore di calze lavorate a maglia knitting_107

Sock Innovation Interweave + Amore di calze lavorate a maglia

Traditional women’s socks from the Pomak villages near Biga (Çanakkale province). Hand-knitted, wool and silvery ‘lurex’ strips (plied into several of the colours), ca. 1975. With diamond-shaped ‘ayna’ (mirror) pattern, which is an amulet against the evil eye. (Inv.nr. çor161 - Kavak Costume Collection-Antwerpen/Belgium).

Traditional women’s socks from the Pomak villages near Biga (Çanakkale province). Hand-knitted, wool and silvery ‘lurex’ strips (plied into several of the colours), ca. 1975. With diamond-shaped ‘ayna’ (mirror) pattern, which is an amulet against the evil eye. (Inv.nr. çor161 - Kavak Costume Collection-Antwerpen/Belgium).

Historic Crafts: Jorabs – Ethnic Socks that travel the globe

This wonderful eye opening story about the world of Jorabs (Ethnic Socks) has been written by Tatyana Tadenev. I would like to thank Tatyana.

VINTAGE Sarakatsani Hand-Knit Folk Costume Socks ethnic pattern Bulgarian/Greek

VINTAGE Sarakatsani Hand-Knit Folk Costume Socks ethnic pattern Bulgarian/Greek

VINTAGE Sarakatsani Hand-Knit Folk Costume Socks Bulgarian/Greek ethnic slippers

VINTAGE Sarakatsani Hand-Knit Folk Costume Socks Bulgarian/Greek ethnic slippers

Vintage handmade socks from Karakachan/Sarakatsani by ethnicdress

These Colored Cross Socks were inspired by a pair Mimi Seyferth found in a gift shop in Albania. Learn more about the originals and the modern adapted knitting pattern on the blog!

Albanian Socks: Colored Cross Socks

These beautiful socks are from Mimi Seyferth's 5 Traditional Albanian Socks to Knit. Learn about Albanian history along with its long knitting heritage in this eBook, which Mimi calls "A Travel Memoir in Stitches.

Bosnian knitted diamond pattern sock made by Craftsy member fam.rosen1414634

Bosnian knitted diamond pattern sock made by Craftsy member

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Носки-тапочки на трех спицах без швов-гениальный способ от азиатских мастериц/4683827_20120408_015824 (548x405, 39Kb)

Šarene priglavke. Hand-knitted Bosnian slippers.

Šarene priglavke. Hand-knitted Bosnian slippers.

Šarene priglavke. Hand-knitted Bosnian slippers.

Šarene priglavke. Hand-knitted Bosnian slippers.

Картинки по запросу socks are Bosnian

Картинки по запросу socks are Bosnian

Картинки по запросу socks are Bosnian

Картинки по запросу socks are Bosnian

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