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A book published by Princeton Architectural Press gathers vintage photographs of people knitting from the collection of Barbara Levine.

Women knit and talk as they seek shelter in a Tube station during heavy bombing by the Germans in London, 1940 during the blitz. (AP Photo)

Faces of The Blitz and England in World War 2 (40 Photos): 1940-1944

Women knit and talk as they seek shelter in a Tube station during heavy bombing by the Germans in London, 1940 during the blitz. Amazing how they are smiling,talking,and working as if nothing unusual was going on.

Auguste and Louis Lumière

Auguste and Louis Lumière (Vintage Photography)

storamogul: “ I don’t know who these guys are, but love the picture! ” The Brothers Auguste and Louis Lumière, 1909 (The earliest filmmakers)

1950s Hula Hoop vintage photo NUNS by Christian Montone, via Flickr

hula hooping nuns from the 1967 book "Fads, Follies and Delusions Of The American People" by Paul Sam

Sirinci, Turkey. The textile industry in Turkey is well known internationally attracting tourists who wish to take home a piece of Turkish culture. An elderly Turkish woman sits in the protection of the shade knitting some hand made textiles to be sold in the local bazaar to help provide some income for her family.  http://journals.worldnomads.com/matthewfung/photo/32132/828678/Turkey/Sirinci-TurkeyThe-textile-industry-in-Turkey-is-well-known-internationally#axzz2kZjJQXkg

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

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

bitchinknit:  Crofter- Fair Isle, Scotland

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

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These 12 Photographs Capture The History Of Knitting

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March two girls busy knitting and making toy animals in the handicraft class of the St. Simon's Youth Center of the National Youth Administration.

Queen Elizabeth knitting (before she was queen, since her father the king is sitting in that chair on the right)

Princess Elizabeth knitting Last weeks anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth to the throne reminded me of the collection of.

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.

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

vintage photo of Czech women knitting - collaboration!

terapia...

knitting, knitwear, crochet & other fiber obsessions

Gorilla knitting... sorry, I know it is bad, but couldn't help myself.

knitting gorilla, I'm impressed

"Madonna knitting Christ's seamless garment", Meister Bertram von Minden (1335-1415).

known as knitting madonnas knitting developed surprisingly late and .

Who said knitting was a boring and solitary occupation?

Les tricoteuses - furies de la guillotine I think this is from The Scarlet Pimpernel.

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

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