Tag Archives: wool

how not to use yarn

I am not a knitter but I’ve had a couple of projects using different sorts of yarn. My experience is very limited and quite sporadic, which is probably why I’ve made inappropriate choices and had more failures than successes. Exhibit … Continue reading

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wool hat

While in London, my husband and I noticed some people checking out my hat. I choose to believe that was because they liked it, as opposed to the alternatives. The hat is simplicity itself. It’s basically a cylinder with an … Continue reading

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a little history: medieval clothing

As I mentioned previously, much of the sewing I have done up to this point has been medieval. Please note that medieval doesn’t necessarily mean complicated – this ain’t no Tudor or Elizabethan wardrobe. This is a Norse (a.k.a. “Viking”) … Continue reading

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