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Old photograph, Crofter knitting shawl, Shetland, Scotland

Old ancestry visit genealogy Scottish family history photograph image of a crofter knitting outside her cottage on Fair Isle, Scotland

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Wee Chrissie Cheyne, seated with her serious knitting, petting a cat. She wears a knitting belt. photographer J.

An early Shetland pattern ~ Johnnie Jamieson dressed in allover 'Fair Isle' jumper and toorie.

An early Shetland pattern ~ Johnnie Jamieson dressed in allover 'Fair Isle' jumper and toorie.

Four fisher lasses at North Shields on the River Tyne, UK – the women were often photographed with their knitting in their hands

North Shields memories: The Fish Quay, Smith's Dock, the old pubs, Stan Laurel and more

After gutting all those herrings, they still had time for knitting 'despite the 'sair fingers'

Thes women followed the fishing fleets down the East Coast gutting the herring.

A woman’s hand never stops …! During our investigation of the Zealand fisherman sweaters That we discover the origin of this child designs in England. There the ganseys , as t…

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Johnnie Jamieson in allover Fair Isle jumper and toorie. Note scarf hanging from above and coloured hap hanging behind. Born Sandwick, Unst and later stayed at Guddon, Baltasound, Bressay & Lerwick where this photograph was taken.

Old ancestry visit genealogy Scottish family history photograph of fishwives…

Old ancestry visit genealogy Scottish family history photograph of fishwives knitting on East coast of Fife Scotland

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