Finding out more about hosiery in Leicestershire
Places to visit
- Su Barton and Rhianydd Murray, Twisted Yarns: The Story of the
Hosiery Industry in Hinckley (Hinckley: North Warwickshire and Hinckley
- Geoffrey Bowles and Siobhan Kirrane, Knitting Together, Memories
of Leicestershire's Hosiery Industry. (Leicester: Leicester Museums
Service, 1990). Available from the New Walk Museum.
- F.A. Wells, The British hosiery and knitwear industry: its history
and organisation (Newton Abbot : David and Charles, 1972).
- Sally Westwood, All Day Every Day - Factory and family in the making
of women's lives (London: Pluto, 1984).