Tag Archives: Old Shale

Smarter Socks

When Thor and I left San Francisco, we settled in an area where the winter climes were much colder.  We needed wool socks! From time to time in the SF Bay Area I wore wool socks, but not often.  Thus, … Continue reading

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Pattern Writing Examples: Strong & Weak

I recently finished a summer cardigan by Ysolda Teague called “Liesl.” I have always liked Teague’s finished projects; they seem so clean and uncomplicated. I thought “Liesl” (the pattern for which is Old Shale pattern – see Waterman’s Traditional Knitted … Continue reading

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