Source: Catherine Procter WLA Collection See last year’s knitting pattern for gumboots stockings and mittens here.
“This young, sun-tanned, green-sweatered, cord-breeched army of one-time shop girls, typists, mannequins, mill girls, hairdressers, parlourmaids, was throughout the war in the forefront of the battle. They figured in every ordeal and triumph wartime farming has had to offer. They filled the early gaps in manpower. They drove their ploughs on the winter pastures of […]