Men Who Knit

5 03 2013

Well net making is not exactly knitting, but it is similar…

At Netagerð Vestfjarða there are 4 employees who make all the nets for the regions boats.

At Netagerð Vestfjarða there are 4 employees who make all the nets for the regions boats. It is a tremendous skill and these men are experts, knowing all the designs and keeping up with the new technology.

Two of the employees are retiring next week. This will be their last net. It is a shrimp trawl that  takes approximately 100 man hours!

Two of the employees are retiring next week. This will be their last net, and sadly net-making is a dying art. It is a shrimp trawl that takes approximately 100 man hours!

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