Story: Sewing, knitting and textile crafts

Great War Stories: Lady Liverpool

During the First World War Lady Liverpool, wife of New Zealand’s governor, encouraged women and children to knit items, especially socks, for the soldiers at the front. Lady Liverpool’s story is a Great War Story.

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How to cite this page:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Sewing, knitting and textile crafts - Knitting, spinning and weaving', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/46389/great-war-stories-lady-liverpool (accessed 31 March 2017)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 Sep 2013