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During WW2, Queen Elizabeth, (the mother of the current Queen, Elizabeth II) hosted weekly knitting sessions in the Blue Salon of Buckingham Palace. A hundred ladies would gather to make comforts for the troops and the cold at home.  (Stills courtesy of BBC’s The Fabric of Britain)

mothheaven: “ During Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, held weekly knitting group sessions in the Blue Salon of Buckingham Palace to boost morale. A hundred ladies would gather to make comforts.

Lucy and Ethel knitting together on I Love Lucy vintage TV.  Wonder what the're making? #KnittingGuru ** http://www.KnittingGuru.etsy.com

Lucy and Ethel knitting lucille ball tv legend and rockabilly vintage fashion icon doing the knit with her sister cool card design or photo art for craft room

Young Lucille Ball and Friends Knitting Together.  Original caption:  Patricia Wilder, Anne Shirley, and Lucille Ball, (left to right), are the three young ladies studiously applying themselves to their "knit one purl one" between scenes on the RKO Radio lot in Hollywood.

Original caption:Patricia Wilder, Anne Shirley, and Lucille Ball, (left to right), are the three young ladies studiously applying themselves to their "knit one purl one" between scenes on the RKO Radio lot in Hollywood.

Celebrities Who Knit

Celebrities Who Knit

Eleanor Roosevelt knitting on a plane - First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt had been photographed knitting as far back as

The Queen Mother (then Queen Elizabeth) beams at the camera as her daughter Elizabeth keeps up her efforts with the knitting needles

The Royal Road: Archive footage of Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret on car trip around the grounds of Windsor Castle in 1941 released for Diamond Jubilee

Capturing a smiling Princess Elizabeth as she waves at the camera during a family car trip, the stills were taken from a film entitled 'Royal Road', released to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

09 Nov 1950, New York, New York, USA --- 11/9/1950-New York, New York- Mrs. Elise Meylan, 86-year-old champion Red Cross knitter of California, gives Gertrude Hustedt of New York a few pointers.

Elise Meylan, champion Red Cross knitter of California, gives Gertrude Hustedt of New York a few pointers. Image by Bettmann/CORBIS

knitting......omgosh so sweet ♥

Girl with cat: Chrissie Cheyne seated with knitting, petting a cat. She wears a knitting belt.

Audrey Hepburn knits under the watchful eye of a cat atop the head of a bull. Anyone know more about this shot? For Hidama, via mlkshk.

Audrey Hepburn and the Cat called Cat 1961 photographer: unknown

Elizabeth Zimmerman - the mother of all things knitting.

Elizabeth Zimmerman "Properly practiced, knitting soothes the troubled spirit, and it doesn’t hurt the untroubled spirit either.

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A child sits quietly as his mother knits Shetland wool into jumpers - Found via Mental Floss

Mrs Hannah Cook the champion knitter of the Kedron Comforts Fund in World War I. She is knitting what looks like a sock with the wool, rolled into a ball and held in the bag on her left arm.

Mrs Hannah Cook the champion knitter of the Kedron Comforts Fund in World War I. She is knitting what looks like a sock with the wool, rolled into a ball and held in the bag on her left arm.

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