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