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Knitting Collection

Background imageKnitting Collection: A handframe knitter seen here with his apprentice at The Shawl Factory of GH Hurt

A handframe knitter seen here with his apprentice at The Shawl Factory of GH Hurt and Son in Nottingham 31st March 1954

Background imageKnitting Collection: Pop singer Marty Wilde and his 19-year-old wife Joyce on the beach at Shell Bay, Dorset

Pop singer Marty Wilde and his 19-year-old wife Joyce on the beach at Shell Bay, Dorset. They are living in Sandbanks while Marty is appearing at the Pavilion Theatre in Bournemouth

Background imageKnitting Collection: Fashion model Kathy Simmonds would be needled if she missed any of the latest styles

Fashion model Kathy Simmonds would be needled if she missed any of the latest styles. So these days shes busy building up a collection of winter woollies

Background imageKnitting Collection: Lenny Henry. Pictured in 1984, wearing his Rastacap

Lenny Henry. Pictured in 1984, wearing his Rastacap, when he was a familiar face on Childrens TV and the comedy tv and stage circuit

Background imageKnitting Collection: Fishing from Hastings Pier, East Sussex. 6th October 1952

Fishing from Hastings Pier, East Sussex. 6th October 1952

Background imageKnitting Collection: Dr Who dropped in on Annie Osborn Junior School, in Coventry today with gifts for some

Dr Who dropped in on Annie Osborn Junior School, in Coventry today with gifts for some lucky pupils. The doctor, alias actor Tom Baker, brought special cheer to seven-year-old Lia Morgan-Hayes

Background imageKnitting Collection: Woman at home knitting. Circa 1955 A119-003

Woman at home knitting. Circa 1955 A119-003

Background imageKnitting Collection: If you re going to have a scarf, have a long one thats the philosophy of Susan Young

If you re going to have a scarf, have a long one thats the philosophy of Susan Young. And shes had the sparks flying from her knitting pins lately at Calderwood Primary School Lanarkshire

Background imageKnitting Collection: Edina and Lena knitwear Haute Couture have every garment hand knitted

Edina and Lena knitwear Haute Couture have every garment hand knitted, one of their arteas is Plymouth and Joan Latham (37) recruits home knitters here

Background imageKnitting Collection: Members of the Heaton Social Service Knitting Party making garments for troops

Members of the Heaton Social Service Knitting Party making garments for troops. 16th November 1939

Background imageKnitting Collection: The hand maidens. They also serve who only sit and wait

The hand maidens. They also serve who only sit and wait. So the youngest inhabitant in the Cardiff Royal Infirmary, her fingers too small to hold knitting needles

Background imageKnitting Collection: A handframe knitter seen here at work at The Shawl Factory of GH Hurt

A handframe knitter seen here at work at The Shawl Factory of GH Hurt and Son in Nottingham 31st March 1954

Background imageKnitting Collection: Four-year-old Ruth Malton gets the needles clicking to raise money for a specialist

Four-year-old Ruth Malton gets the needles clicking to raise money for a specialist computer for a new blind unit. From the left are Mrs Eileen Hamer, Mrs Margaret Malton and Mrs Sheila Green

Background imageKnitting Collection: Victoria Embankment Gardens. The graceful statue of Robert Burns

Victoria Embankment Gardens. The graceful statue of Robert Burns and the lunch time siesta people, London. 12th May 1954

Background imageKnitting Collection: New Mill Sunday school children display the blankets they have knitted for Ethiopia

New Mill Sunday school children display the blankets they have knitted for Ethiopia. They first knitted squares and were helped by church members who either knitted or gave wool

Background imageKnitting Collection: Prunella Scales, Actress, January 1980

Prunella Scales, Actress, January 1980

Background imageKnitting Collection: Knitting jumpers, cardigans and blankets for refugee camps in Ethiopia

Knitting jumpers, cardigans and blankets for refugee camps in Ethiopia and Sudan are Lowerhouses Junior School pupils. Twenty children are involved in the charity knit. 13th February 1985

Background imageKnitting Collection: Slaithwaite Church Guides sort through some of the 100 vests they have knitted to be sent

Slaithwaite Church Guides sort through some of the 100 vests they have knitted to be sent to children in Ethiopia. All 22 members of the company made good a Christmas promise by knitting

Background imageKnitting Collection: Children from Spring Grove Junior school staged a sponsored knit-in to raise £

Children from Spring Grove Junior school staged a sponsored knit-in to raise £; 50 for famine relief in Ethiopia. About 90 of the schools senior children

Background imageKnitting Collection: Almondbury Youth Club members are helping an Oxfam appeal to knit pullovers for Ethiopia

Almondbury Youth Club members are helping an Oxfam appeal to knit pullovers for Ethiopia. More than a dozen members - some of whom have taken up knitting for the first time - have contributed to

Background imageKnitting Collection: Twelve year old Nicola Senior and Gail Wyke 13 both of Scar Grove

Twelve year old Nicola Senior and Gail Wyke 13 both of Scar Grove, knitted blankets to help the charities collecting cash for the appeal. 18th February 1985

Background imageKnitting Collection: Children at Lindley CofE Infants school examine some of the handiwork of teachers

Children at Lindley CofE Infants school examine some of the handiwork of teachers and mothers who, with members and mothers of Lindley Methodist Guides

Background imageKnitting Collection: World War Two - Second World War - North country women are helpiing the men in

World War Two - Second World War - North country women are helpiing the men in the services. Members of Heaton Social Service Knitting Party hard at work on garments for men on active service at

Background imageKnitting Collection: Wool Knitting Mrs T White after writing a letter to the Mirror asking for wool to make

Wool Knitting Mrs T White after writing a letter to the Mirror asking for wool to make gifts and toys out of wool for the Spastics Society received over 200 parcels of wool

Background imageKnitting Collection: Children learning to knit circa 1946

Children learning to knit circa 1946

Background imageKnitting Collection: Woman knitting pose in the Daily Mirror studios Circa 1959

Woman knitting pose in the Daily Mirror studios Circa 1959

Background imageKnitting Collection: Hubby sitting in his unbuttoned shirt, bare legs and feet, dozes over a magazine

Hubby sitting in his unbuttoned shirt, bare legs and feet, dozes over a magazine, his wife sits busily knitting him a pullover, and both enjoy the warm sunshine. They are Mrs

Background imageKnitting Collection: Model Roma Reeves seen here wearing green spot apron whislt knitting 1958 B944-002

Model Roma Reeves seen here wearing green spot apron whislt knitting 1958 B944-002

Background imageKnitting Collection: Mrs T White after writing a letter to the Mirror asking for wool to make gifts

Mrs T White after writing a letter to the Mirror asking for wool to make gifts and toys out of wool for the Spastics Society received over 200 parcels of wool

Background imageKnitting Collection: Before you ask what Greeg Harris is doing with a lump of four ply

Before you ask what Greeg Harris is doing with a lump of four ply, prehaps we should mention that he is a champion weightlifter

Background imageKnitting Collection: Step right up lads... for the sauciest line yet in winter woolly menswear

Step right up lads... for the sauciest line yet in winter woolly menswear. They are hand crocheted and sure to keep out Januarys icy blasts. If you know how to wear them of course

Background imageKnitting Collection: Individualitist Billie Selwood, a 12 year old schoolboy will not spend his summer holiday

Individualitist Billie Selwood, a 12 year old schoolboy will not spend his summer holiday at any of the usual boyish occupations

Background imageKnitting Collection: Woman seen here knitting a jumper circa 1965

Woman seen here knitting a jumper circa 1965

Background imageKnitting Collection: A young girl concentrating on her knitting, biting her lip sticking her elbows well out

A young girl concentrating on her knitting, biting her lip sticking her elbows well out, worrying that the dolls roper suit she is knitting will come out right. 14th January 1958

Background imageKnitting Collection: Debbie Hudson of Addison Road Walthamstow, with some of her knitted plants

Debbie Hudson of Addison Road Walthamstow, with some of her knitted plants, . She is a freelance pattern designer for Womens magazines. 16th February 1979

Background imageKnitting Collection: Little Wendy Scorer knits busily away. Her friends look on as a long scarf grows even

Little Wendy Scorer knits busily away. Her friends look on as a long scarf grows even longer. The children hope to set up a new record for the longest scarf in the World

Background imageKnitting Collection: Everyone knows what crocheting is - knitting a lot of holes together

Everyone knows what crocheting is - knitting a lot of holes together. But not everyone can do it. Florence Stein however, is an expert

Background imageKnitting Collection: When it comes to knitting the girls have it... purl and plain and simple

When it comes to knitting the girls have it... purl and plain and simple
When it comes to knitting the girls have it...purl and plain and simple. Thats what 15 schoolboys discovered when they took up a blanket for charity challenge against 16 girls in the same class

Background imageKnitting Collection: Housewife Stephanie Dessar seen here knitting. 3rd May 1985

Housewife Stephanie Dessar seen here knitting. 3rd May 1985

Background imageKnitting Collection: Conductor Pallot, of Swansea, a bachelor, is a staunch supporter of the knit one purl

Conductor Pallot, of Swansea, a bachelor, is a staunch supporter of the knit one purl one brigade. His hobby is knitting, and gets on with the job at any old moment

Background imageKnitting Collection: Miss June Slater, 20, trainee-designer from the Abbey Park Factory owned by Wolsey

Miss June Slater, 20, trainee-designer from the Abbey Park Factory owned by Wolsey, Leicester, tries on one of the dresses she will model at the mannequin show at the factory

Background imageKnitting Collection: Mrs F Sharpen wearing a veil as she knits at home 1956

Mrs F Sharpen wearing a veil as she knits at home 1956

Background imageKnitting Collection: Two old ladies knitting. 16th August 1962

Two old ladies knitting. 16th August 1962

Background imageKnitting Collection: A giant ball of wool proved a winner for Halford Thursday Club in a competition organised

A giant ball of wool proved a winner for Halford Thursday Club in a competition organised by the Womens Royal Voluntary Service

Background imageKnitting Collection: Women winding wool in preparation to knitting at a south coast nursing home. Circa 1953

Women winding wool in preparation to knitting at a south coast nursing home. Circa 1953

Background imageKnitting Collection: Girls at the Finnermore wood camp huts are here seen knitting sea stockings

Girls at the Finnermore wood camp huts are here seen knitting sea stockings and jerseys for the crews of wartime convoys. May 1941

Background imageKnitting Collection: An Irish coleen seen here wearing a national cloak. 19th September 1935 *** Local Caption

An Irish coleen seen here wearing a national cloak. 19th September 1935 *** Local Caption
An Irish coleen seen here wearing a national cloak. 19th September 1935 Watscan - - 17/03/2009

Background imageKnitting Collection: A women with larger figure seen here knitting whilst their children play in a poorer

A women with larger figure seen here knitting whilst their children play in a poorer quarter of Luxembourg City, Luxembourg. April 1975 75-2201-001



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