Knitting used as Code during WWII
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 […]
In case any of you haven’t ever seen or heard of, this is yarn barf. This is a very small barf. They can grow to enormous sizes. I am actually working on diaper covers with matching hats. hint: this one will be red with black spots.
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 […]