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Big, Beautiful Bows

I love, love, love the tied turban/scarf fashions of the 1940s.  They are so simple in construction yet they can make such a statement if done well.  384 more words


Victorian Flowers Friday: Eglantine Rose

This week’s Victorian Flower pattern is a motif that forms part of an 1888 Victorian era “Mat” or d’oyley.  I’ll rewrite the whole pattern, soon , and include it in a book of designs inspired by this Friday Flowers series. 95 more words

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August Flowers ~ Dahlia

I have had a busy summer of knitting, crochet, dyeing and other fibre-fun, but have not been posting very often on my blog! I have been busier on Facebook, and if you would like to see more of my summer fun, that is a good place to check out some of the posts.  143 more words


Entwisted Cloth Knitting Pattern

The “Entwisted Cloth” free pattern, designed to thank all my followers and fans on Facebook for “1000 Likes Milestone Reached” is now available in my… 199 more words

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A Victorian Potpourri for Bed & Bath: Slumber Slippers

The latest design in this series is now available–a cute, adaptable crocheted slipper pattern that is sure to be a favourite with young and old! 162 more words


Victory Farmyard CAL ~ more rows!

I just finished the first side of Henry Rooster’s body, so I wanted to share the instructions for how I worked these rows.  Don’t forget, these are only my interpretation of the… 221 more words


1943 Victory Barnyard CAL part 2

Henry Rooster: Part 2

Today I finished a few  more rows on Henry.  Here is how I worked him up to Row 26:

Row 18. 43 more words

Vintage Patterns