Sign-n-Date


Sign-n-date

In 1970, my godmother offered two bits of wise advice, “Never give something handmade to someone who does not make things….they will never appreciate it!” and…. Continue reading

Let the Holidays Begin


MCatherinetree

At the hospital where I work, there are rules about decorating for the holidays. No real trees; no lights; nothing on the door of the office. However, when I discovered this pattern I figured they couldn’t complain or reprimand me for making a wee tree for each of my co-workers as holiday decor for our personal workstation. Continue reading

Season of Mirth


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I recall reading THE AGE OF INNOCENCE by Edith Wharton and being fascinated by the constant dinner parties to which those with money were invited. Since the1870’s, The Season is still practiced by young fashionables, the monied and those of us who are graced with the luxury of gathering with family and friends. Continue reading

Outlander Ferver-To The Yarn!


Skye Boat

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I joined the OUTLANDER PATTERN CENTRAL group on Facebook. The group is filled with members who have literally helped with the grief healing of my outlander’ish heart one stitch at a time. Continue reading

Peter Peter Pumpkin Knitter


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I have been scouring the internet for some free patterns. However, recently I found two projects with instructions poorly written. For one of them, I spent at least eight (8) hours working on the pattern-frogging, frogging, frogging, until I finally figured it out. Perseverance paid off!

LatticHat

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