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Sat 21 Feb 2015, 11:00am–12:30pm

Where: National Library of New Zealand, 70 Molesworth Street, Thorndon, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: TheTurnbullGallery

During World War I many children learned to knit so they could make useful articles of clothing for the soldiers. Come along and learn the basics of knitting and finger knitting.

Suitable for ages 8 and up.

Location: Te Ahumairangi (ground floor), National Library, corner of Molesworth and Aitken Streets.

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Photo credit: Studio portrait of an unidentified girl sitting on a wooden stool knitting a sock, with three rows of socks hanging behind her, possibly Christchurch district. Maclay, Adam Henry Pearson, 1873-1955 :Negatives. Ref: 1/2-163470-G. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand.

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