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Faroe Island girls dressed in traditional costume, Stockholm, 1947.

Faroe Island girls, dressing in traditional native costume, appearing during international gymnastics festival, in Stockholm, Sweden Photographer: William Sumits

Strangely Captivating Vintage Photos of People Knitting | Atlas Obscura

Strangely Captivating Vintage Photos of People Knitting

Welsh ladies. Plaids and flowers - yes! And she's keeping her yarn on the end of her needle?

century studio portrait of Welsh woman knitting by the photographer John Thomas.

Original Edwardian era (privately produced) real photo postcard (RPPC)    Date: c1900s    Size: postcard measures 14cm x 9cm    Condition: please

1900s Woman Knitting & Spitz Dog Real Photo Postcard Antique Vintage RPPC

Original Edwardian era (privately produced) real photo postcard (RPPC) Date: Size: postcard measures x Condition: please see scans for detailed condition report

Photo from the book "De forsvundne"

Søren Ryge: Folkeminder er en mageløs genistreg

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

Women knitting while walking; a standard practice at the time

Women knitting while walking; a standard practice at the time in the Faroe Islands, knitting is still a big tradition in the Faroese with many different young brands being super inventive and creative, such as Steinum, Gudrun & Gudrun, Navia etc

Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt were both avid knitters.

The president of the United States, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and his wife Eleanor as newlyweds. She looks like herself, however, president Roosevelt most certainly does not.

vintage photo of Czech women knitting --- @Stephanie Close Lange thought of you :)

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

cool ballerina outfit Puffin-Hunter, Faroe Islands, c. 1900. Hey girl, you got a puffin problem? No worries, I got it.  Submitted by fagraklett

historicaltimes: “ Hunting Puffins in the Faroe Islands. Smoked puffin breast is a traditional Icelandic delicacy and puffins are harvested in the summer months.