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Fiske fishsocks

PRoduct design

 
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Work: product design

Date: 2012

Collaborators: Jort de bosch kemper | Handknitters from bulgaria

pictures by: Jorien de waard  | Shari de boer

'Fiske Fishsocks' find their origin in a research upon the traditional Dutch folklore. Near the Dutch coast a special knittingstitch was used in the traditional fisherman's attire to keep them warm during rough weather.

With 'Fiske' you wear modern day socks with a nod to the century-old Dutch fishery. The used stitch has both a breathable as well as an insulating effect and is available in the colours neon orange and grey.

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how are they produced

'Fiske' Fishsocks are produced in Bulgaria by women who still possess the knowledge of hand knitting.

The socks are made in a sustainable way and furthermore they contribute to the preservation of the craft by passing on the knowledge and skills of knitting.

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where are they sold?

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