They Knit a Life-Sized Model of the Queen & Recreated Life In The Year Of Her 1953 Coronation

They Knit a Life-Sized Model of the Queen & Recreated Life In The Year Of Her 1953 Coronation

“It was the 65th anniversary of the coronation so the organisers (Makers’ Festival of Norwich) asked if we could make a knitted Queen Elizabeth – and we did. That’s how we started with the 1953 theme, as a trip back in time.” Read the full story via The Daily Mail UK.

They Knit a Life-Sized Model of the Queen & Recreated Life In The Year Of Her 1953 Coronation

Photo credit: James Linsell-Clark, SWNS

They Knit a Life-Sized Model of the Queen & Recreated Life In The Year Of Her 1953 Coronation

Photo credit: James Linsell-Clark, SWNS

They Knit a Life-Sized Model of the Queen & Recreated Life In The Year Of Her 1953 Coronation

Photo credit: James Linsell-Clark, SWNS

Source: For Queen and crochet! Knitting-mad grandmothers make life-sized woollen model of monarch and 60 other people to give glimpse of village life in year of 1953 coronation





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