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Lewis Carroll's Scrapbook Available for Perusal in Your Home!

In August 2004, the Library of Congress has digitized “The Lewis Carroll Scrapbook” and made the entire book available online. From the news release:

The online collection includes special presentations by Lewis Carroll scholar Edward Wakeling.

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Highlights from Lewis Carroll's Scrapbook

Scrap-book belonging to the Rev. Charles Ludwig Dodgson, M.A., Christ Church, Oxford, known as “Lewis Carroll”, the author of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” “Through the Looking-glass”, etc., bought at the auction sale of his furniture, personal effects and books held at the Holywell Music Room, Oxford, on Tuesday, May 10th 1898, and following days, by Fredrick Louis Hidekoper, then an undergraduate at Christ Church, Oxford (1896-1898)

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You're Such a Doll...

‘Cause there’s nothing like a vintage romper to make you want to play dress up… 336 more words


Casting on ...

After a search through my stash, I quickly realized I don’t actually have nine coordinating shades of fingering weight yarn on hand. So I decided to use 5 shades in my favourite colours (blue and grey) and see if I can create a nice effect by combining the colours as follows:  AA, AB, BB, BC, CC, CD, DD, DE, EE (where A = dark blue, B = light blue, C = dark grey, D = variegated grey and E = light grey).   186 more words