Replica of socks dating to Roman Egypt, circa 250-420 AD: "The big toe divided from the others suggest that the socks were probably meant to be worn with sandals. It is unclear whether the socks formed offerings to the dead or were used as foot coverings. Note that the holes have not laddered (though they have spread somewhat)." Made in Poland.
Small Pouch ancient knotting technique of Nalbinding - new photos added May 27 - PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS - What came before knitting, crochet - but probably after felt making? Why nalbinding (Anglicized Scandinavian term - pronounced nall (rhymes with