Eight women of color knitting together. No info about who or where. A mysterious photo with a CORBIS watermark, but not finding it on search.

Eight women of color knitting together. No info about who or where. A mysterious photo with a CORBIS watermark, but not finding it on search.

Knitting girl from the Faroe Islands, once belonging to Norway before a treaty gave the islands to Denmark in 1814

Knitting girl from the Faroe Islands, once belonging to Norway before a treaty gave the islands to Denmark in 1814

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 -

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 -

A fireman sits on the front of his fire engine, knitting a sock for a solider during World War I. 1917

A fireman sits on the front of his fire engine, knitting a sock for a solider during World War I. 1917

Girls engaged in knitting and making toy animals in the handicraft class of the St. Simon’s Youth Center of the National Youth Administration, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1941.

Girls engaged in knitting and making toy animals in the handicraft class of the St. Simon’s Youth Center of the National Youth Administration, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1941.

"An elderly women sits and knits on her 104th birthday - 1919."  That means she was born in 1815, the year Napoleon was defeated and sent to St. Helena.  It also means she was alive when Queen Victoria ascended the throne, and when she died.

"An elderly women sits and knits on her 104th birthday - 1919." That means she was born in 1815, the year Napoleon was defeated and sent to St. Helena. It also means she was alive when Queen Victoria ascended the throne, and when she died.

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