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Knitting Book - John Paton, Son & Co. Ltd, 'Knitting for Soldiers and Sailors', circa 1914 Document Reg. No: SH 860083

Summary:
Booklet containing knitting patterns for soldiers, and sailors. The garments are illustrated. Made by John Paton, Son & Co Ltd. Publications Maclare, Macdonald & Co., Glasgow, circa 1914. Likely to have been used during World War I for making soldiers' comforts.
Description:
Booklet containing knitting patterns for soldiers, and sailors. Garments illustrated. Inside front cover is contents page for garments: mittens, cardigan s, chest and neck protector, cholera belts, gloves, helmets, etc. Inside back cover are advertisements for wool. Stapled at spine.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Miss A. Fraser
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 22.00 cm (Height), 14.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: clothing, wars conflicts, clothing accessories, handcrafts, world war i 1914-1918, clothing patterns, knitting patterns, hand knitting, soldiers comforts, war knitting
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Civilian Life
Tertiary Classification: comforts
Inscriptions: Printed front cover: Directions for Knitting Soldiers' & Sailors' comforts from Patons Alloa Knitting Wools.
Publisher: John Paton, Son & Co, Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain, circa 1914
Publisher: Maclare, Macdonald & Co., Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain, circa 1914

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