Read the remainder of my blog entry for details on why I am hesitant to recommend this idea from the book, and how you can improve it.
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I am not sure that that is a good idea, because the entire forearm needs to be cradled with support, but hosiery legs are too narrow to cradle very well. I recommend weaving a bunch of legs together to form a large sheet, so that it could cradle the entire arm, if you insist on doing this. Another alternative is to sew a bunch of pieces together, to get what you need. I also advise taking a first aid course, so that you can learn how a tourniquet is used.
That being said, you would not be giving hosiery a great name, if your homemade tourniquet did not look nice.