Most of the time, when you're looking through knitting and crochet patterns, you get the typical fare of women standing in various poses... occasionally sitting. If the photographer or art director was really bold, there may be some unusual props or backgrounds, but for the most part, it's a little bit bland.
...And then you get a photo like this:
"Though sweater-knitting comes in at a close second, there is no pastime Arabella enjoys quite so much as falconry."
She's something of an every(wo)man for your average knitter, isn't she?