ii stockings Vintage world war wool

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.

Vintage ii wool war stockings world

Vintage ii wool war stockings world

I loved this article. Open daily Utility clothing was introduced by the British government for several purposes during Baby's Patterns.

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Vintage ii wool war stockings world

Vintage ii wool war stockings world

Vintage ii wool war stockings world

Vintage ii wool war stockings world

Vintage ii wool war stockings world

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

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