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Rose of Texas

There are few things as beautiful as a rose. Rose of Texas is inspired by an old song The Yellow Rose of Texas.  Said to have been written in the early 1800’s.  It is a folk song relating to the Battle … Continue reading

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My Inner Geek

I admit it  – I am a Trekkie.  I have been since I was 12 years old and raced home to watch the original in re-runs after school. I grew up believing in and influenced by the idea’s and beliefs … Continue reading

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A Good Read

Kate Davies has a book – Colours of Shetland.  It is currently available from her website or from Jamieson and Smith. Colours of Shetland arrived in the mail on Tuesday.  I have been perusing the pages of the book, off … Continue reading

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A Journey with Vogue Knitting

This week marks the release of the Thirtieth Anniversary Edition of Vogue Knitting.  I have almost every Vogue Knitting since its rerelease in Fall 1982.  A few have been lost to time and lending, but they are still a source of inspiration and … Continue reading

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The Numbers Game…

Are you fascinated by numbers?  I am.  This does not mean that I am in to numerology or especially guided by the numbers that show up in repeating patterns in my life – but my “lucky” number is 13.  Do you have … Continue reading

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Evolution of a Pattern – Damascus Glove

  This the story of my first officially published pattern.  I have self published for a few years and then there was the Design competition, but this the first, submitted design idea! It all started when I was looking for the … Continue reading

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The World is Mine Oyster!

After looking up the meaning and source of my title I am not sure I should use it!  Shakespeare is the source (I should have known) almost everything seems to source back to his work!  And the meaning is a … Continue reading

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