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BY POPULAR DEMAND, THE VINTAGE KNITTER (AND CROCHET TOO) 2014...#1 -
Our vintage knitting and crochet series has been so popular, we were
asked to bring it back in 2014--and we have--see the knitted
Seaman's "helmet", WWI. During the 'GREAT WAR', women across the country
were asked to knit everything from socks to scarves to gloves "for the
boys". Click on the photo.
and check out this site--BABY KNITS FITS FOR A KING OR QUEEN http://www.craftsy.com/blog/2013/07/baby-knits-fit-for-a-king-or-queen/
SEE THE 2013 VINTAGE KNITTER HERE http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2013/10/the-vintage-knitter-2013-7-1950s.html
AND DON'T FORGET
--CROTON GAB & KNIT 12:30 SUNDAYS AT THE BLACK COW; SEE THEIR FB PAGE HERE https://www.facebook.com/CrotonOnHudsonGabAndKnit
--CROTON LIBRARY KNITTING CIRCLE MEETS ONCE A MONTH; contact the library directly for the next night www.crotonfreelibrary.com
My great grandmother was part of a knitting circle that made socks for the troops during World War One. It was said that she could turn them out so fast that no one could keep up with her.ReplyDelete