During WW I, the war to end all wars, families in rural Canada were given circular sock knitting machines and 10 lbs of wool enough for 30 pairs of socks to knit socks for the war effort. Socks were in short supply, wool was rationed and service men in the trenches in winter, needed wool socks to keep their feet warm and dry, prevent trench foot and subsequent gangrene.
ii stockings Vintage world war wool
I loved this article. Open daily Utility clothing was introduced by the British government for several purposes during Baby's Patterns.
To fit inch chest. Socks and stocking in 4ply and scarf is in double knitting - all very easy to knit and basic kit needed at the front all throughout the conflict of