Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Show & Tell: The Wonderful Knitting Machine

I hadn't planned to post today until I came across this fascinating documentary. I already knew that knitters have played an important part in supporting troops, but I hadn't realised quite how important socks were in the first World War and how a sock knitting machine made such a big impact and saved the feet (and lives) of many. If you have 15 mins it's worth a watch - let me know what you think (I love the "second heel" toe-method). 


  1. Thank you I really enjoyed that.

  2. I really enjoyed that. Thanks for sharing it. I hadn't realised that the sock knitting machines came into common use because of the Great War.


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