Venus de Milo as a spinner illustrated- Need to read this more thoroughly. Other experts on the statue believe the right arm was down the front of the torso, as if grasping her robe at the hips and the left arm was lifted holding an apple.
The Fingerlooping technique is of considerable interestt! The Madonna appears to be knitting a sock in this altarpiece painted by Nicolás and Martín Zahortiga, c. 1460 for the Museo de la Colegiata de Borja in Spain. knitter knitting in art