Knitting for World War 2 VE Day Commemorations

VE Day Knitting Nurse and Air Raid Warden

On 8th May 2020, it will be 75 years exactly since Victory in Europe was declared. It was a time of celebration but also a time to reflect on the sacrifice and courage that millions of people had shown during World War 2.

As the anniversary approaches, we reflect again on the great sacrifice everyone made during our darkest days. On the 8th May 1945,millions of people took to the streets to show their relief at the end of many years of war.

This is an opportunity for knitters to come together and mark the 75th anniversary with this series of knitted toys that can be displayed and gifted during the commemorations.

With that in mind, Knitting by Post are publishing new designs so that knitters can express their gratitude for those that made the ultimate sacrifice.

Here is Tommy our WW1 soldier.  He is standing proud with his medal and tin hat.  A knitted remembrance doll.

Here is a Nurse soft toy knitting pattern. She was seen on duty in hospitals all over the world during World War 2. Created with love to commemorate 75 years since VE Day in 1945.

Here is an Air Raid Warden soft toy knitting pattern.  He was seen on duty on the streets of our cities to keep us safe during World War 2. Created to commemorate 75 years since VE Day in 1945.

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2 thoughts on “Knitting for World War 2 VE Day Commemorations

  1. Carol Mumford says:

    I love your knitting patterns. Im working on the Beau, Belle, Boo and Bess (xmas bears). So easy to follow the patterns and they look great when finished. Thank you.

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