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Bread for Socks

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AnnaInMD

Bread for Socks

I have found my knitting needles again which have been slumbering for a few years.  I purchased a lovely book depicting the history of knitting.   And guess what is used to keep Kurdish socks fluffy and cozy?    ;)

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CiabattaChic

Hmm, I hope they were clean before. Also, presumably they would have  had to take out some of the inside bits of the bread. I'd quite like that job :)

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AnnaInMD

Guess the hot moist inside of the bread affects the wool particles and fluffs them up. Not sure that this couldn't have been done another way, grin...

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Mini Oven

or pocket bread.  

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Janetcook

Makes me wonder who ever thought up this one???  Things like this continually amaze me.  Human ingenuity where there seems to be no apparent connection.

Thanks for this did-bit!

Janet