kitchener-stitch :: Kitchener Stitch, also known as Grafting or weaving is used for the toes of sox or any flat seam. To weave the edges together and form an unbroken line of stockinette stitch, divide stitches evenly on two needles, hold needles with wrong sides together, With tapestry needle work from right to left as follows.
"Norse socks were not knitted, which apparently was unknown to the Norse. Instead, they were made using an ancient technique called nálbinding (needle-binding). Using a single large, thick needle, it was a method of knotting the yarn. Although time consuming, this approach resulted in a nearly indestructible garment. If the thread were to break or wear out, the garment would still be intact, since the thread was everywhere knotted to neighboring threads." This sock found in York.
Crocheted socks. Great for winter nights watching TV or cold feet in bed. Download free instructions. I can only crochet a straight line. If any of my crocheting friends would feel inclined I'd love to have a pair of these. :)