Knitting for the Army

Patterns for gloves, scarves, pullovers, gumboot stockings and balaclavas for the knitters of Britain. 'Fortunately, most women enjoy knitting,' the booklet says.

Shameless emotional blackmail is used, stating that those women who don't knit in an organised way are putting the troops in danger: 'Some fighting man will go short of a much needed warm garment every time a woman knits in a careless, haphazard way'!

Published: 1941

NLS shelfmark: GWB.2005.2.1