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I have been a life-long crochet, knitting and needlepoint needle arts addict. I have collected knitting and crochet patterns for several decades . . . and now those patterns have become vintage. Many of these patterns are classics that other crocheters and knitters should have a chance to enjoy before they disappear with the passing of time.

Most of these patterns were created by yarn companies that no longer exist such as American Thread, Bucilla, Unger, Reynolds, Brunswick, Columbia Minerva, and many others. As I prepare the digital version of each vintage pattern, I research the discontinued yarn and find a comparable replacement yarn that is available today. Each pattern includes at least a few yarn recommendations. For anyone who would like to use the original yarn in the pattern, many of these old discontinued yarns can still be found on the Internet, on Ebay, Ravelry and Etsy, as well as…

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  • Born on February 10
  • Joined September 7, 2006

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yarn, yarn and more yarn, wool, mohair, cashmere, silk yarn, cotton yarn, rayon yarn, yummy colorful yarn

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About

I have been a life-long crochet, knitting and needlepoint needle arts addict. I have collected knitting and crochet patterns for several decades . . . and now those patterns have become vintage. Many of these patterns are classics that other crocheters and knitters should have a chance to enjoy before they disappear with the passing of time.

Most of these patterns were created by yarn companies that no longer exist such as American Thread, Bucilla, Unger, Reynolds, Brunswick, Columbia Minerva, and many others. As I prepare the digital version of each vintage pattern, I research the discontinued yarn and find a comparable replacement yarn that is available today. Each pattern includes at least a few yarn recommendations. For anyone who would like to use the original yarn in the pattern, many of these old discontinued yarns can still be found on the Internet, on Ebay, Ravelry and Etsy, as well as other smaller lesser know websites.


My Etsy shops:
seowebdesign.etsy.com
vintageneedlearts.etsy.com
wingsdove.etsy.com
printablesshop.etsy.com

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