Combat Knitting – Just another Example of How Knitting Saves

A recent article in the Washington Post, Kandahar’s Combat Knitters use yarn and needles as weapons of self-preservation, by Dan Zak, describes a group of Navy corpsmen, nurses and physicians who are also knitters.

Kandahar's Combat Knitters use yarn and needles as weapons of self-preservation
Lt. Cmdr. Jennifer Almy, a Navy physician who started a group called Combat Knitters, knits during a flight from Kuwait to Kandahar, Afghanistan.

The military does not supply the Combat Knitters, so a Navy captain’s wife in Northern Virginia ships yarn in care packages to the NATO hospital in Kandhar, Afghanistan where the Combat Knitters are deployed.

Just another example of how knitting saves.

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A mother, sister, wife, and daughter who writes, knits, hikes, and practices yoga on the west coast. Loves a zippy chardonnay or a tart margarita!

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