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    93 yo Jim Simpson with the rug he knitted while a prisoner of war in a German prison camp during WWII.

  • Jessica Courter

    Jim Simpson with his rug || The former prisoner of war, who spent more than 19 months in Germany's World War II prison camps, not only survived interrogations and torture but managed to knit arguably ...

  • Christine Wade

    Knitted map of Australia made by POW

  • danielle holke (knithacker)

    Knit blanket made by WW2 POW still intact

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My Nanna is crocheting a blanket similar style to this from different wool given to her by all her friends and family. It is amazing, she tells me who gave her what wool, it is getting quite huge and giving her many memories.

Anthony Anderson (K-Ville, Transformers, The Shield) "My grandmother taught me to knit."

handmade by marutska 169 One is 55x55cm and the other is 70x70cm!

Emerson Elementary School boys (WWII)

Ravelry: Sheer Bathroom Set: Café-curtain Panels pattern by Annie Modesitt

Perfect example of how great yarn choice can transform a pattern. #knitting #vangogh