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A classic granny style triangle shawl/scarf in an easy stitch, with two sizes and two edging options-- My Workbasket
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The Ann Shawl- a classic granny square shawl in two sizes

I have always adored granny squares. I’d buy granny items from thrift stores even at a very young age. At around 13 years old I became really determined to make my own. The only person I knew well that crocheted at the time (and was local enough to teach me) was my Aunt Ann. Only […]

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Snack Hound

When I saw the ad on the back of the January 1967 issue I became infatuated with the Snack Hound. The National Handcraft Society, ¬†aka The Fad of the Month Club, was a long running craft club that has lots of advertisements in the Workbasket over the years. What I found interesting is that there […]

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