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Ed ‘Cotton’ Brynjolfson

(March 11, 1891 – April 17, 1967)

Vancouver Athletics (1914)
Vancouver Lacrosse Club (1915)
Vancouver ‘Greenshirts’ (1918)

Born as Eggert Thorarini but known to all as ‘Cotton’, Ed Brynjolfson was regarded as the best known and most talented lacrosse player originating from Victoria in the pre-box lacrosse era – his fellow Icelander teammate ‘Boss’ Johnson perhaps the only other Island player from that era who could challenge him for ability and fame in the game. 608 more words


Murray Darling Cotton Inquiry Will Be Breathable and Non Allergenic

The NSW government has promised that an inquiry into the use of water by the cotton industry will be strong and comfortable and not a whitewash. 230 more words


Elnora C. Dawson, 101.

Elnora Dawson, 101, a resident of Hunter Hill Nursing Home and formerly of 313 Freeman Street, Wilson, NC died March 2, 2015. The funeral will be held Saturday at 12 noon at Olive Chapel Baptist Church, Hwy 301 South, 3406 Hathaway Blvd., Sharpsburg, NC with Rev. 271 more words

Wilson County

What is ghosting?

Screen printers struggle to prevent a problem known as ghosting.  It simply is very difficult to predict exactly when the problem will occur.  Luckily, we have tested enough fabric to know what causes ghosting and how to prevent it.   1,156 more words

Screen Printing Ink

Painted Hexagons

If you’ve followed me for any length of time, then you probably know that I have an obsession with a certain six-sided shape. I love creating them, and then coming up with the half-motif to fill the sides, and deciding how I’ll fill in the zig-zag sides to square it all off. 328 more words


My New Love of Cotton

Until recently, I’d only ever crocheted with 100% acrylic yarns. Earlier this year, I branched out of my comfort zone to work with Caron Cakes, which is 80% acrylic, 20% wool. 186 more words