World War I Red Cross Soldiers' Socks by American Red Cross

World War I Red Cross Soldiers' Socks

Pattern description from Knitting America: This pattern comes from Red Cross instructions reprinted in various publications during World War I.“

Size: The official Red Cross sock measured 11 inches from heel to toe and 14 inches from tip of heel to top of leg ribbing.

Materials: 2 Pair No. 1 Red Cross Steel Needles (metric 3 1/2); 1.5 Hanks (3/8 lb.) Knitting Yarn.

No yarn, gauge, or yardage given for this pattern.

This pattern may be found in the book Knitting America by Susan M. Strawn, published by Voyager Press in 2007 on page 107.