The Romance of Pattern Writing

I came across a funny little story recently in the book “No Idle Hands – The social history of American knitting” by Anne L. Macdonald. The story tells of a well known bag maker from New England back in the 18th Century. Matilda Emerson, who had a bit of a thing for her widowed parson.Continue reading “The Romance of Pattern Writing”

By Hook By Hand amazing dolls

I’ve loved Beths dolls for a long time, but only recently I decided to sit down and made some. If you’ve not seen her blog google it and go there… By Hook By Hand. She has written several doll patterns each with sets of clothing. The patterns are easy to understand and amazing, plus sheContinue reading “By Hook By Hand amazing dolls”