[WWII] [WOMEN] Mittens with Rifle Finger; (U.S. Army). The American Red Cross.
[WWII] [WOMEN] Mittens with Rifle Finger; (U.S. Army)

[WWII] [WOMEN] Mittens with Rifle Finger; (U.S. Army)

Washington DC: The American Red Cross, July, 1943. Loose_leaf. 28 x 20 cm. Official Red Cross, two-sided typed knitting instructions. Call it "Knitting for Victory" - The question asked during World War II was "What can I do to help the war effort?" The answer: Knit. Knitting gave people, particularly women, a way to help. Like other material in short supply during the war, wool was scarce. This instructional pattern notes: "DO NOT START ANOTHER PAIR OF MITTENS WITH LEFT-OVER YARN. PLEASE RETURN ALL UNUSED YARN TO CHAPTER". Illustrated on verso. Fold lines, light foxing, with neat repairs to lower corners. White paper with red cross symbol, typeset. Good. Item #2188

Price: $50.00

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