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« on: June 27, 2010 11:45:48 AM »

Can you make home made stockings? And by stockings I mean like for example fish nets not stockings like socks.
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2010 04:16:20 PM »

I've seen people crochet or knit fishnet/lace stockings. You could sew them if you got some stretch netting material too, of course then they'd have the back seam, which is a neat look if you don't need them to be seamless. It's really just a very stretchy tube if you look at a store bought pair.
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2010 09:54:17 PM »

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« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2010 02:45:26 PM »

The book, Stitch and Bitch Nation by Debbie Stoller has a pattern for 2-needle thigh high fishnet stockings on pages 136-139.  They are worked from the toe up.  You seam them up the back when you're finished knitting.  
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« Reply #4 on: June 29, 2010 11:44:17 PM »

There is an extremely easy knitting pattern for fishnets in Stitch 'N Bitch Nation.

Here is an example of a completed one: http://www.flickr.com/photos/91384117@N00/1175787128

You can find the book at my library at least, possibly yours too if you live in a decent size city. Alternatively here it is on Ebay for 5 bucks: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=378&item=130404111134

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