A Spinner. I would like to know why his foot is up on the bench. Is he starting and stopping the wheel or just a comfortable way for him. No way I could spin without a foot firmly planted on the ground.
Women knitting while walking; a standard practice at the time in the Faroe Islands, knitting is still a big tradition in the Faroese with many different young brands being super inventive and creative, such as Steinum, Gudrun & Gudrun, Navia etc