The Rebels


Agent Zigzag
 Agent Zigzag
This pattern celebrates the rebellious life of Eddie Chapman, a.k.a. Agent Zigzag (1914-1997), who went from unruly criminal to unsung war-hero. 
Annie Taylor
 Annie Taylor
This pattern celebrates Annie Taylor, who became the first person to plunge over the Niagara Falls in a barrel. 

This pattern celebrates the life of Denise Austin (unknown-1997), the compassionate Irish zoo worker.

 Denise Austin
This pattern celebrates the life of Denise Austin (unknown-1997), the compassionate Irish zoo worker.  
Elsie Inglis
 Elsie Inglis
This pattern celebrates the remarkable achievements of Elsie Inglis (1864 – 1917), the Scottish surgeon and suffragist. 

Equiano
 Equiano
This pattern celebrates the life of Olaudah Equiano (1745-1797), the former slave who tirelessly campaigned for the abolition of the slave trade. 

Garibaldi
 Garibaldi
This pattern celebrates the revolutionary Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807-1882), who led the Risorgimento that broke the shackles of foreign domination and unified Italy.  

Heron of Alexandria

 Heron of Alexandria 
This pattern celebrates Heron of Alexandria (c.10 AD – c.70 AD), the Greek inventor and mathematician. 


Imhotep

 Imhotep
This pattern celebrates Imhotep (c.2650-2600 BC), the ancient Egyptian architect. 

John Spilsbury

 John Spilsbury
This design celebrates John Spilsbury (1739 – 1769), the British cartographer who invented the jigsaw puzzle. 

Picasso

 Picasso
This design celebrates Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), whose disregard for convention culminated in the influential avant-garde of Cubism. 

Rob Roy

 Rob Roy
This design celebrates the life of Rob Roy MacGregor (1671-1734), the infamous Scottish outlaw. 

 Tupac Amatu II

 Roger Bacon
These socks celebrate Roger Bacon (c.1220 – c. 1292), the English friar who discovered light and refraction.

 Rubik

 Rubik
This design celebrates Erno Rubik (1944-present), an eccentric Hungarian professor. 

Determined to bamboozle even his brightest students, Rubik resolved to design a puzzle of apparent physical and spatial impossibility. 
Solf Circle
 Soft Circle
These socks celebrate the rebellious work of the Solf Circle (1936-1944). 

Led by a German widow, Johanna Solf, the Solf Circle risked torture and execution by establishing an intellectual resistance to Nazism in the heart of Berlin. 

 Tupac Amaru II

 Tupac Amaru II
This design celebrates the life of Tupac Amaru II (1738-1781), the heroic champion of Peruvian independence and indigenous rights. 

With Spanish Bourbon rule oppressing the native population, Amaru longed for a revival of the Inca age. One evening he sprang upon the inebriated Spanish Governor, kidnapped him and stirred a passionate uprising. 

Walter Smith

Walter Smith 
This design celebrates Walter Smith (1859 – 1946), the British-born father of rock climbing. 

Although Eton and Oxford educated, Smith was better known for his athleticism than his academic abilities with rumours flying that one afternoon he had casually broken the 25-foot long jump world record.