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09 Nov 1950, New York, New York, USA --- 11/9/1950-New York, New York- Mrs. Elise Meylan, 86-year-old champion Red Cross knitter of California, gives Gertrude Hustedt of New York a few pointers.

Elise Meylan, champion Red Cross knitter of California, gives Gertrude Hustedt of New York a few pointers. Image by Bettmann/CORBIS

Woman Knitting, 1868

Woman Knitting, 1868

Old Woman Knitting in Chair with Baby Antique Vintage Photographic Negative | eBay

Old Woman Knitting in Chair with Baby Antique Vintage Photographic Negative in Collectibles, Photographic Images, Vintage & Antique Other Antique Photographs

Mending Time...There is just something about this I love.Reminds me of my grandmother.

St Edmund's Crafty Knitters (Downham Market, Norfolk): Knit for Victory - knitting garments during drive to provide goods to servicemen and women during the war - all from Life Magazine -

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

Activities for elders in care homes

Activities for elders in care homes

knitting for boys in France in 1917 by spiden001, via Flickr

Really, all you need to become a good knitter are wool, needles, hands, and slightly below-average.

vintage everyday: Crinoline: The Favorite Women Costume From Victorian Era

vintage everyday: Crinoline: The Favorite Women Costume From Victorian Era

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