Knit Poppy Pattern. Free on Woman's Weekly. Etiquette on wearing Poppies The leaf should be positioned at 11 o'clock to represent the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, the time that World War One formally ended. He was worried that younger generations wouldn't understand this and his generation wouldn't be around for much longer to teach them.
Etiquette on wearing Poppies A lovely military man selling poppies stopped a woman today and asked if he could reposition her poppy - while doing so he told me that women should wear their poppy on their right side; the red represents the blood of all those who gave their lives, the black represents the mourning of those who didn't have their loved ones return home, and the green leaf represents the grass and crops growing and future prosperity after the war destroyed so much. The leaf…
2016. Melbourne based Berry said: 'They are spectacular, it's absolutely amazing as there are more than 300,000 poppies. We started in 2013 and put together a beautiful installation in Federation Square in Melbourne. 'Phillip Johnson worked with us on Federation Square…We said 'Why don't we take it to Chelsea?', The poppies have inspired 50,000 people from age two to 102 to knit, and many have been 'planted' by British volunteers from Knitting for Victory
2016. The mastermind behind the new display is Australian designer Philip Johnson, who had won Best Show Garden at Chelsea in 2013. He linked up with Lynn Berry and Margaret Knight, two textile artists, to realise the vision of carpets of red. They started the project three years ago, and originally planned to make just 120 of the flowers to honour their fathers’ service in the Second World War – but it snowballed as it captured imaginations.
https://www.awm.gov.au/encyclopedia/anzac/biscuit/recipe/ The popular Anzac biscuit is a traditional, eggless sweet biscuit. Early recipes did not include coconut. The following recipe (without coconut) was published in The Capricornian (Rockhampton, Queensland) on Saturday, 14th August 1926. Ingredients 2 cups rolled oats 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup plain flour 1/2 cup melted butter 1 tbls golden syrup 2 tbls boiling water 1 tsp bicarbonate soda (add a little more water if mixture is too dry)
https://www.awm.gov.au/encyclopedia/anzac/biscuit/recipe/ recipe supplied courtesy of Arnott's Biscuits Ltd, via Frank Townsend, Chief Chemist. Originally, the biscuits were baked in industrial ovens - recipe altered for a domestic oven.For 6 biscuits; 200 gm/1.5cups/300 mls flour 400 gm/3 cups/600 mls wholemeal flour 40 gm/5 tbls sugar 20 gm/3 tbls milk powder 1.5 gm/good pinch salt 220 mls water If S-R flours are not available, sieve 10 grams of baking powder together with plain flour