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I learned to knit from my grandmother when I was 8 years old, after that I taught myself to crochet, sew, embroider, needlepoint, & cross stitch. I always have multiple projects in process and I bring something to work on wherever I go.

Selling my creations on Etsy is my venture into the next phase of my life. I have been an at home mom since 1986, and I have been homeschooling my 3 daughters since 1993. My oldest daughter is at college, and I have 2 teenagers still at home, but I am looking ahead to the time when they have all left the nest.

My latest interest has been in making things out of recycled materials. Two materials I have been working with recently are cut up plastic shopping bags and recycled sari silk (silk yarn spun by women in Nepal from the material left over from making saris in India). I also love working with soft and…

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  • Female
  • Born on November 1
  • Joined January 27, 2008

Favorite materials

Cotton yarn, alpaca, wool, sari silk yarn, upcycled plastic, wooden circular knitting needles

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About

I learned to knit from my grandmother when I was 8 years old, after that I taught myself to crochet, sew, embroider, needlepoint, & cross stitch. I always have multiple projects in process and I bring something to work on wherever I go.

Selling my creations on Etsy is my venture into the next phase of my life. I have been an at home mom since 1986, and I have been homeschooling my 3 daughters since 1993. My oldest daughter is at college, and I have 2 teenagers still at home, but I am looking ahead to the time when they have all left the nest.

My latest interest has been in making things out of recycled materials. Two materials I have been working with recently are cut up plastic shopping bags and recycled sari silk (silk yarn spun by women in Nepal from the material left over from making saris in India). I also love working with soft and textured yarns.

CUSTOM ORDERS are gladly accepted. If you don't see the color, size, or shape that you want please contact me. Prices may vary slightly depending on materials needed or other factors.

INTERNATIONAL BUYERS: I will ship anywhere, please contact me and I will obtain accurate shipping prices for you.

Your SATISFACTION IS GUARANTEED. I know I am new to Etsy and therefore you cannot look at any kind of selling record. If you are not happy with your purchase for any reason, I will give you a full refund. Please contact me within 30 days of receipt of the item if is not what you expected.

Don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

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