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Hands-on Adult Workshop: Knitting and WWI
  • Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - Thursday, October 25, 2018
  • Time: 10:00 pm
  • Location: Boeing Learning Center

During WWI the American Red Cross coordinated knitting for the war refugees of Europe and then for soldiers when the US entered the war in 1917.  Knitting groups became a part of patriotic life. Come knit in a group just like those during WWI who knit for the Red Cross. No experience necessary, come learn to knit and see some of the fascinating records from the National Archives about how people did their bit (or knit) to help their country during WWI.