A good yarn: Russia's Insta-grannies take knitting skills online

AFP Saint Petersburg, Russia Published: Jan 15, 2019, 03:03 PM(IST)

Across Russia, elderly women stand on pavement corners selling hand-knitted socks and mittens for a small price to supplement meagre pensions. A new Instagram project aims to change public perception of their skills and promote "granny chic" by helping older Russian women to sell their hand-knitted clothes and accessories online.

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