Folklore about Luck and Stockings


Luck and Stockings

To celebrate our 225th anniversary, we’re looking through our archives to bring you 225 pieces of wit, wisdom, and fun in a series we’re calling Almanac Treasures (see more of them here).

When the bride removes her wedding dress, she should throw a stocking over her left shoulder to determine her luck. If the stocking falls in a straight line on the floor, her luck will be ongoing. If not, it will be uneven.


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