Historical information

This book and a number of others like it were owned by the mother and aunts of the donor, Mrs Dorothy Boyle. They were prolific producers of hand knitted and hand made items of clothing and also knitted and sewed for the armed forces during the Second World War. This books contains patterns for items that could be knitted for the armed forces. It was produced by the Alexandria Mills in Sydney who made Sun-glo and Sunbeam knitting wools.

Physical description

Knitting Book (front cover) - "Sun-glo Knitting Book series 46", WWII.

Inscriptions & markings

Sun-glo / Knitting Book / SERIES 46 / 7d. / DESIGN No. / 2421 / PAGE 2