Blue Ribbons to Balaclavas

The Red Cross Division Competition at the Royal Melbourne Show (2015).

Entries in all sections are considerably fewer than at previous shows, ... fancy work ... has been abandoned until peace returns once more.

Report on Women's Industries, Royal Melbourne Show, Leader 30 September 1916

Knitting Rhyme

Knitted in the tram-car, Knitted in the street, Knitted by the fireside, Knitted in the heat; Knitted in Australia, Where the Wattle grows, Sent to you in France dear, Just to warm your toes. Great Southern Star, Leongatha April 1917