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Barbara Stanwyck helping  Gary Cooper with his knitting  on the set of "Ball of Fire" (1941)

Gary Cooper playing with Barbara Stanwyck's knitting between scenes on the film "Meet John Doe", 1941

Staff Sgt. John Sorich of the Army Reserves' 401st Bridge Engineer Co., stationed at Victory Base Camp in Baghdad, knows his way around a knitting needle. To relax from the stresses of deployment, he knit caps, gloves, socks, even a pouch for his M4 rifle. He shared his skills with other soldiers... Story at link

Just look at all these rough and tough American soldiers knitting in Baghdad, Iraq! (Site includes patterns that the historical re-enactor Staff Sergeant Sorich uses.

The Lumiere brothers invented the moving picture, obviously one crocheted.

France Lumière [Attributed to] The Lumière brothers knitting 1907

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

English actress Dana Wynter knitting on the film set of "Sink the Bismarck." She played a WREN intelligence officer, 1959.

Pinewood Studios, England, UK --- English actress Dana Wynter knitting on the film set of in which she plays a WREN intelligence officer, --- Image by ?

Gloria Stuart knitting on the set of Professional Soldier

:: Because Knitting is So Hollywood....

Can you believe this is Rose from Titanic? Gloria Stuart knitting on the set of Professional Soldier.


Aran Island Knitter - she is knitting with a set of double pointed needles (either a sock or a sleeve), but her shawl looks crocheted.