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Knitting With Tricotlore in Pittsburgh

Two weekends ago, I traveled a mere 102 miles from my home to teach at the Pittsburgh Knit and Crochet Festival.  I had a great time teaching Elizabeth Zimmerman’s Stonington Shawl as well as a class on Finishing Hand Knits.  There is marketplace at the festival, with vendors of yarn, spinning fiber, beads for knitting,… Continue reading Knitting With Tricotlore in Pittsburgh

Crafties · Les Tricots · Tales of Lore · Tricotlore spotting

A Dinglewomper Jour

As you might guess from the title, I, after taking Oldest Garçon to see The BFG today, have decided to begin talking like The Big Friendly Giant.  As Sophie says, I think he speaks “beautifully”.  It is the picture parfait of individuality and creativity.  Eldest Garçon and I may have to invent a language as part of our… Continue reading A Dinglewomper Jour