Wickenby Signal Box

An Iconic WW1 Item

It might seem unlikely¬†that a piece of domestic knitting could be an iconic item from the First World War, but I feel this is one. This example¬†was knitted for ‘Tell Them of Us’ from an original WW1 pattern. Knitted for the comfort and protection its owner, this glove is also designed to help them kill. Read More

Wickenby Signal Box

Centenary Stitches begins:

A casual tweet a week ago, looking for volunteer knitters for a WW1 film, wool provided, resulted in a cascade of offers which nearly crashed my (@periodwardrobe) Twitter account. I quickly created a closed Facebook group for this instant community and it is thriving! We have expert knitting historians and specialists in pattern drafting (from Read More