Danish pensioners knit for fashion designers. Do watch this great film (in Danish with English subtitles). In between HD and Vimeo are four arrows pointing outwards - click on this to watch the film on full screen. It's an inspiration.
Also see 'Knitted by Nanas' in the Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/fashion/fashion-blog/2011/nov/15/denmark-knitting-fashion