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Book Alert: People Knitting - A Century of Photographs by Barbara Levine (Princeton Architectural Press)

Johanne Kirstine Pedersdatter, 1821-1898. Note the yarn ball held at her shoulder

Johanne Kirstine Pedersdatter, Note the yarn ball held at her shoulder

Indian lady knitting :), knitter, glasses, fingers, hands, crafting, portrait, photo

Indian lady knitting :), knitter, glasses, fingers, hands, crafting, portrait, photo

British women knitting for WWII

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 -

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.

Eight women of color knitting together. No info about who or where. a somewhat mysterious photo.

Eight women of color knitting together. a somewhat mysterious photo.

This isn't really a thing I can knit, it's just a cool picture.

Very glamourous Knitting but all I can think is "why does she have so many stitches on straight needles? Get you some addi turbos girl!

Famous Knitters Knitting: Annette Funicello | Dances with Wools

Glamorous Knitters : Annette Funicello

Gloria Stuart knitting on the set of Professional Soldier

:: Because Knitting is So Hollywood....

Can you believe this is Rose from Titanic? Gloria Stuart knitting on the set of Professional Soldier.

Rochefort-en-Terre, femmes cousant devant leur porte Lhermitte Charles Augustin (1881-1945)Paris, musée d'Orsay

Rochefort-en-Terre, femmes cousant devant leur porte Lhermitte Charles Augustin (1881-1945)Paris, musée d'Orsay

How to Choose and Pack Yarn Projects for Airplane Travel

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

L.A. firemen knitting in 1917.  (LAPL)  Bizarre Los Angeles.

Group photo of firemen learning to knit. Photo dated: November Photo courtesy of Los Angeles Public Library.

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