Knitting used as Code during WWII

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Did you know that during World War II and other wars, knitting was used for codes? I saw a post in one of my groups and wanted to check it out more and found several articles. I think this is amazing. QI: How knitting was used as code in WWII The Secret Wartime Codes in […]

The Symbolism of Wreaths

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The symbolism of a wreath: It’s circular shape represents eternity, for it has no beginning and no end. From a christian religious perspective, it represents an unending circle of life. The evergreen, used in making Christmas wreathes, symbolizes growth and everlasting life. Most commonly in English speaking countries it is an decoration for a holiday […]

About Yarn

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Facts about yarn: The earliest yarn shows up in Switzerland 7000 years ago. The first synthetic fibers (rayon) showed up in 1891 but it wasn’t available in the retail marked until 1911. 50 years later nylon and polyester were invented and applications grew and grew. The ring frame was invented in 1733 by John Thorpe […]