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TBT: Knitting Madonna

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Ganked from Sheep & Stitch’s History of Knitting Part 2, which is a great read! If you’re curious about why Madonnas would be depicted knitting, they have the answer!

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9 responses to “TBT: Knitting Madonna”

  1. Beautiful, one of my favourite knitting paintings. I just sent a copy of Minden’s painting to my mum 2 days ago! – a strange but happy coincidence.

    1. Great minds think alike, lol!

  2. At the risk of being sacrilegious:
    “Knitting Madonna,
    project on your lap.
    Don’t know how you manage to
    knit that cap!”
    Okay, so it’s not a hat, but you get my drift.

    1. I like it! You are a poet and you seem to know it! ๐Ÿ˜‰

      1. With credit to the Beatles just a leetle!

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    PaperPuff

    Hmmn, curiosity has been piqued…

    1. The other post(s) a good & aren’t super long!

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        PaperPuff

        Will investigate…thanks!

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