This file was downloaded from

Mittens No. 2 from "Guide to Knitting for Active Service"
by the Australian Comforts Fund, 1940

Cover of a world war two military knitting booklet

Using sports wool

Cast on 48 stitches on 2 UK No. 10/3.25mm/US 3needles.

Using 4 ply wool

Cast on 56 stitches on 2 UK No. 12/2.75mm/US 2 needles.

Work in k2, p2 rib for 8½ inches.

Cast off.

Sew up from lower edge for 6 inches, then leave thumb opening of 1½ inches, and sew up the other inch.


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