Susanna Lewis OZ Socks – Inspired By The Wizard of Oz, Circa 1978

A fantastic combo of crochet with loom knitting and applique work, Susanna Lewis created these thigh-high masterpieces for The American Craft Museum.

Susanna Lewis OZ Socks - Inspired By The Wizard of Oz, Circa 1978

Susanna Lewis Oz Socks, 1978 – Wool, cotton, rayon, nylon, and linen yarns, satin, beads, plastic heels. Loom knitted, appliqued, crocheted

These are CRAZY cool. Read more about the little-known Susanna Lewis via Kathryn Vercillo of Crochet Concupiscence

Photograph originally hared by autumn.trillium.

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Danielle Holke is a long-time knitter, first taught by her beloved grandmother as a young girl growing up in Canada. In 2008 she launched KnitHacker, a lively blog and knitting community which has since grown to be a popular presence in contemporary knitting culture, reaching more than a million readers each year. As a marketing professional, Danielle advises and works with a motley squad of artists, yarn bombers, film makers, pattern designers, yarn companies and more. Learn more about her latest book, Knits & Pieces: A Knitting Miscellany.

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  1. Laurie

    Made me smile… A lot

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