Story: Sewing, knitting and textile crafts

Seaside knitting, 1945 (3rd of 3)

Seaside knitting, 1945

This woman is enjoying a day out on the coast in the sun, but her hands are not idle. She is knitting for men serving in the Navy during the Second World War.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, John Dobrée Pascoe Collection (PAColl-0783)
Reference: 1/4-045918-F
Photograph by John Dobrée Pascoe

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Sewing, knitting and textile crafts - Home textile crafts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 October 2023)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 Sep 2013