The Fingerlooping technique is of considerable interestt! The Madonna appears to be knitting a sock in this altarpiece painted by Nicolás and Martín Zahortiga, c. 1460 for the Museo de la Colegiata de Borja in Spain. knitter knitting in art
History in Photos: Oz at War. Craftsman A R Bennett, motor trimmer of the Brigade Workshop, Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, using a heavy duty "Singer" sewing machine to stitch canvas bags, May 1944
Master knitters dressed in festival costume wear their naturally dyed, alpaca chullos perched on their heads. The earflaps, some with buttons and beaded cords attached, act as a kind of counterbalance to keep them on.