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Workbasket – Blue & White Shawl

(AKA: Knitted Shawl. Very Small Diamond Pattern): Because of the first sentence of this pattern, this has always been the "Blue & White Shawl". Working from Victorian era knitting patterns can be a challenge for a couple of reasons: needles were sized differently, types of yarn were described differently or are no longer being made,… Continue reading Workbasket – Blue & White Shawl

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Workbasket Wednesday – 4 New Projects/One Old

Blue & White Shawl: I have wanted to knit this shawl for many years, ever since Daisy gave me this blue yarn that she spun. The title of this shawl pattern is "Blue and White Shawl". The white yarn is reclaimed from a white angora beret that was purchased at the Goodwill Bin store. The… Continue reading Workbasket Wednesday – 4 New Projects/One Old

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Workbasket Wednesday – Starting A New Craft

Daughters of Genius: Last Friday was April's Quilt Club at Grandma's Attic Sewing Emporium. We are up to block #8.  This month was about Adelaide Anne Procter, a poet.  To just say that she was amazing is a serious understatement. Dickens was her contemporary and a fan of her work. There have been so many… Continue reading Workbasket Wednesday – Starting A New Craft