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Black and white photo of women in peasant clothes knitting and laughing wildly

Crochet And Beheadings, The ‘True Crime And Wine’ of French Women

Wanna come to the guillotine with me?

Tricoteuses.
French for knitting ladies, the word conjures images of cozy evenings sitting by the fire, crocheting granny squares with a cat on your lap and a cup of tea — or a glass of wine — nearby.

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Giulia Montanari

Giulia Montanari

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