Monthly Archives: January 2015

Helpful Hint: Pretty Edges

Many shawls and scarves have garter stitch borders which help to minimize rolling edges. But sometimes I want a cleaner edge that a garter border produces. One of the favorite techniques for a pretty edge is to “slip the first … Continue reading

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Life Changes Quickly …

My family came first during the last quarter of 2014 and I took a break from blogging. Just 5 days after my last post, my dear cousin’s wife passed away leaving 5 children ages 11, 10, 8, 3, and 5 … Continue reading

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