Maddy Poe's Profile

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Design 89 was conceived from a desire to honor two special people in my life. The first is my husband, Steve. This shop exists as a result of his devotion and encouragement. My shop is named in celebration of the year we were married - 1989.

But there would not be a shop, and there would be no crochet or knitting for me at all, were it not for my sweet, loving grandmother, Margarete Kres. I called her "Hami." She taught me to knit and crochet when I was just a child. I would sit with Hami for hours, mesmerized by the flash and click of her needles or hook as she magically designed and created so many beautiful things. And so it is also in sweet memory of my beloved Hami that Design 89 came to be.

I hope you will find the "special somethings" you are searching for in Design 89 and that you will feel the love and care that went into their…

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  • Female
  • Born on May 24
  • Joined February 18, 2011

Favorite materials

Yarns, wools, wool blends, mohair, silks, cotton, alpaca, acrylic blends, bamboo blends, mink

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  • Design89
    Knit & Crochet Fashions, Accessories, &...

About

Design 89 was conceived from a desire to honor two special people in my life. The first is my husband, Steve. This shop exists as a result of his devotion and encouragement. My shop is named in celebration of the year we were married - 1989.

But there would not be a shop, and there would be no crochet or knitting for me at all, were it not for my sweet, loving grandmother, Margarete Kres. I called her "Hami." She taught me to knit and crochet when I was just a child. I would sit with Hami for hours, mesmerized by the flash and click of her needles or hook as she magically designed and created so many beautiful things. And so it is also in sweet memory of my beloved Hami that Design 89 came to be.

I hope you will find the "special somethings" you are searching for in Design 89 and that you will feel the love and care that went into their creation ~ and maybe, just maybe, you will hear the click of my grandmother's knitting needles.

Other places you can find me if I'm out of the shop --

Starry Knits - Blog published Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
www.starryknitts.blogspot.com
Facebook - www.facebook.com/my.design89
Twitter - @mydesign89

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