The Siberian grannies knitting through the winter

These Siberian grannies are knitting through the winter

to sell socks and caps and keep themselves busy

Location: YALUTOROVSK, RUSSIA

BUSINESS OWNER AND ORGANISER OF EBIEM PROJECT, ALFIYA KABIROVA, SAYING (SOUNDBITE STARTS ON SHOT OF GASHIYA AT WORK):

"What you're buying is not just tubeteikas, slippers, or mittens. You're buying the warmth of a grandmother's hands."

The Tatar craftswomen are members of the 'Ebiem Project'

Ebiem is the Tatar word for 'grandmother'

They hope to raise enough money

to fund a communal space to work from