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Knitted Wristers

These instructions and photograph appeared in the pamphlet "Columbia Yarns for Army and Navy Relief Work" Columbia Yarns of New York published these instructions for women throughout the United States to use when making knitted "Articles officially recommended by the American Red Cross." These knitted goods would be distributed for the comfort of American soldiers serving overseas, in the First World War, by the Red Cross.

These instructions are for knitted wristers

Columbia Worsted Knitting Yarn, 1 hank
2 Bone Knitting Needles, 10 inche, No 4

Cast on 50 stitches, knit 2, purl 2 for 12 inches, bind off, sew up, leaving 2 inches space for the thumb 4 inches from one end.

Submitted by Jason Shiptoski

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