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The Little Red Dress

Jun 02, 2021 by Eileen Adler
My sister sent me a link to Knitting Hope, the Little Red Dress and I became immersed in this moving and courageous story.

The Little Red Dress, hope, is symbolic of a family’s refugee years spent in Shanghai after escaping from Germany, their home country, before emigrating to the United States. Here is the full story: Modern Daily Knitting:  The Little Red Dress Modern Daily Living

The Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center has the original red dress knitted by Mrs. Kolb’s “Omi.” Over sixty dresses have been donated becoming part of their educational information trunks shared across the entire country.

I adapted my version of the Little Red Dress from a pattern in McCall’s Makes It Just For Baby, 1973. I selected Plymouth Yarn, 100% Royal Bamboo and I am excited to be included in this important mission.   

Most of you know that my passion is knitting but giving knitted items is even better.  

Life Lesson:

“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.”

Winston S. Churchill