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Kathleen Dames
Worked at Course Technology (Cengage Learning)
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Pattern: Upon the Spanish Main
Whew! This one has been in the works for a long time. But a beautiful Spring day seems like the perfect time to release a lovely, lacy shawl, don't you think? Upon the Spanish Main Wrap yourself in a luscious shawl dripping with Spanish Lace before heading ...
Whew! This one has been in the works for a long time. But a beautiful Spring day seems like the perfect time to release a lovely, lacy shawl, don't you think? Upon the Spanish Main Wrap yourself in a luscious shawl dripping ...
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#cantabrigianweekend
We spent the last weekend of the kids' two-week Spring Break up in Cambridge, which was such a treat for me. To make it a treat for the girls we stayed at the Hyatt, which has a pool. And the real fun was that we got to see some of my dear friends and their...
We spent the last weekend of the kids' two-week Spring Break up in Cambridge, which was such a treat for me. To make it a treat for the girls we stayed at the Hyatt, which has a pool. And the real fun was that we got to see s...
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Notice anything different?
Well, if you follow this blog with a reader*, you probably won't, but I've given the ol' girl a new coat of paint. What do you think? The "dynamic view" from Blogger was nice looking but didn't give me the ability to do some of the things I wanted to do on ...
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Pinterest: KNIT yourself a cardigan (women's)
I love Pinterest! As a visual person (I'm also quite tactile, hence the fiber arts), Pinterest is one of my favorite social media sites. It's great for collecting images for inspiration. The best part for me is seeing what like-minded (and not-so-like-minde...
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What I'm watching (while I'm knitting)
At the moment I seem to have gotten myself into a big sample production cycle (three of six done for the first half of the year, and I'm about 2/3 of the way through the fourth). All this means a lot of knitting, which for me means a lot of TV watching, and...
At the moment I seem to have gotten myself into a big sample production cycle (three of six done for the first half of the year, and I'm about 2/3 of the way through the fourth). All this means a lot of knitting, which for me...
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testing testing
In anticipation of some projects in the pipeline, I've just created an email list for pattern testers. You can join the list here . What's a pattern tester? Someone who knits up a project with their own yarn from my unpublished pattern. Generally, you will ...
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Knitwear Designer/Art Director
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  • Course Technology (Cengage Learning)
    Sr. Art Director
  • Red Wheel Weiser Conari
    Art Director
  • Gomez, Inc.
    Sr. Designer
  • O'Reilly Media
    Sr. Designer
  • PWS Publishing Company
    Advertising Designer
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New York, NY
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Wilmette, IL - Boston, MA - Gloucester, MA - Brighton, MA - Somerville, MA - Cambridge, MA - Chelsea, MA - St. Louis, MO - Washington, D.C.
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I'm a designer, both the graphic kind and the knitting variety, an exquisitely focused knitter, and mom to two wonderful girls and stepmom to a super boy.
Education
  • Washington University
    English & American Literature, 1990 - 1993
  • American University
    International Studies, 1989 - 1990
  • Rice University
    Publishing Program, 1992 - 1992
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Wilson Fivel
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New Year, Same Me :)
kathleendames.blogspot.com

As far as I'm concerned, today is the first day of 2014. The kids are back in school, the tree is put away, and I can start getting my head

I am actually an actual feminist housewife
christinamkelly.blogspot.com

Jezebel sent out a tweet criticizing the recent New York magazine story about feminist housewives, which is how I found out about it. First

N e e d l e p r i n t: King Charles I - His Knitted Vest
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As a knitted item in itself, we would appreciate this wonderfully designed and patterned vest. Believed to have been worn by King Charles I

The Heroines of Jane Austen Knits
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Knitting Daily is a community for knitters who want inspiration, innovation, and motivation. Knitting Daily provides cutting-edge knitting c

Ashley Judd Slaps Media in the Face for Speculation Over Her “Puffy” App...
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The speculation is a misogynistic assault, the actress writes, and it’s time to change the conversation.

Reflections On the Grand Experiment: By a Crunchy Betty | Crunchy Betty
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And the best lesson out of all of this experimentation has been not that I can wash my hair without shampoo, but rather that I am who I say

Kathleen Dames: Pattern: JOY garland
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A little something for the holidays! I dubbed this garland "JOY" because it came out even better than I thought it might. You see,

My favorite Maine LYS. Great yarn selection including String Theory and Quince & Co. (both Maine yarnies). And Ellen is wonderful!
Public - 8 months ago
reviewed 8 months ago
Great selection of yarn including house brand line, Harrisville, and Jaggerspun.
Public - 8 months ago
reviewed 8 months ago
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