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Knit for Victory (over the cold)

Ok, so this site combines several of my favorite things:  Museum archives, old patterns, and the “new” knitting craze.  I can’t resist sharing it: http://www.vam.ac.uk/b/blog/tales-archives/national-knitting-week-knit-victory And interesting that what on our side of the pond is called a “ski mask” … Continue reading

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PEEP THIS…Hawaiian Plumage

Hali magazine #175 (spring 2013) captures the intricate, vibrant, beautiful , protective, decorative and painstaking effort which aptly describes the art of Hawaiian featherwork.  The British explorer Captain James Cook was gifted several featherwork objects during his numerous trips to the Pacific … Continue reading

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