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— Products shown: Dutch Knits, 1635-1969 by Constance Willems at www.knitdesign.com

After gutting all those herrings, they still had time for knitting 'despite the 'sair fingers'

bitchinknit:  Crofter- Fair Isle, Scotland

Antique photo of a crofter kinitting outside her cottage on Fair Isle, Scotland xxxx

Lupineke. A woman’s hand never stops …! During our investigation of the Zealand fisherman sweaters That we discover the origin of this child designs in England. There the ganseys , as t…

Lupineke

A woman’s hand never stops …! During our investigation of the Zealand fisherman sweaters That we discover the origin of this child designs in England. There the ganseys , as t…

seaweed harvesting

Weather be damned!

Aunt Viblet Walling in sunbonnet,knitting mittens; Cumberland mountains

Aunt Viblet Walling in sunbonnet,knitting mittens; Cumberland mountains

Historic Print (L): [Aunt Viblet Walling in sunbonnet, knitting mittens;

Welsh Knitter    Cadi'r Big, Y Ro-wen    Ffotograffydd/Photographer: John Thomas (1838-1905)  Dyddiad/Date: [ca. 1875]

Welsh Knitter Cadi'r Big, Y Ro-wen Ffotograffydd/Photographer: John Thomas…

Knitting above London Bridge in 1935. And why not?

London, England, UK --- A young woman watches another knit on a balcony high above London Bridge, on the River Thames.

Cornish girls but the one on the left, her mum was from Grimsby (now Lincolnshire; then Yorkshire).

Two "contract knitters" -- Mary Jane Langmaid & Ann Elizabeth Jolliff by Lewis Harding A contract knitter who worked fast enough could make more than a house servant, without leaving her home and family.

Photo of Czech women knitting crocheting and by ElmstoneIsle,This unusual and rare carte de visite (cdv) original 19th Century photograph is of four young women: one is holding a book, the other three appear to be knitting, crocheting, and making lace (or some other craft). The photograph was taken in Prague. Were they all sisters from one family? Students at a young ladies' school? In any case, an interesting example of women doing handwork.

CDV Photo Czech Girls Women Knitting Crocheting Prague Prag Handwork 19th Century Jewelry Vintage Ladies Female Education Vintage Images

And this proves it

Just look at all these rough and tough American soldiers knitting in Baghdad, Iraq! (Site includes patterns that the historical re-enactor Staff Sergeant Sorich uses.

Nuns knitting--Why do I think this is so funny?

Eastbourne, England, UK --- Nuns Knit During Break From the Beach, Eastbourne

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