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Carolyn Priest-Dorman
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Random circler of the day:  The Wine Wankers.  Sorry, Drew, Conrad, and Neal -- I'm just not that into you.
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Me too.

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J.M. Martin is raising funds for GENIUS LOCI: Tales of the Spirit of Place on Kickstarter! Tales of guardian spirits and divine powers by Seanan McGuire, Ken Liu, Alethea Kontis, Laura Anne Gilman, Scott Edelman and more.
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Today's article is short and simple, on a four-shaft fustian weave with an unusual structure.

http://stringgeek.blogspot.com/2015/02/an-irregular-fustian-weave.html
© Carolyn Priest-Dorman, 2003 Sometimes interesting information comes along when you're researching something entirely different.  Take this unusual four-shaft weave, for example; I found it in an article on printed fustians...
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After seeing all the fun people were having with this, I thought I'd do it a second time.

Let's play a game.

You've been given the letter.....  J (by +Asa in Svarta)

Something I hate.... Jell-O

Something I love... Jerkinhead gables

Somewhere I've been... Jackson County, Alabama, which I chose to drive through on my last visit home because it was green and rural and not the Interstate

Somewhere I'd like to go... Jerusalem, Jericho, Jaipur

Someone I know...  +Jay Cross 

Plus 1 the comment and i'll send you a letter, so you can play._
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+Pamela Lynn:  I give you the letter O.

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Today's post is about disambiguating the language of tablet weaving set-up and weave drafts.  This particular article hasn't reached a wide audience before now, but I think it might help fill a need that many tablet weavers experience during their first few projects.

http://stringgeek.blogspot.com/2015/02/yes-but-what-does-that-mean-synoptic.html
© Carolyn Priest-Dorman 2002-2003     A number of excellent instructional books are available for beginning tablet weavers.  However, they don't all use the same words to mean the same things.  Teachers of tablet weaving don'...
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Tagging so I find this later.
 
I set up a simple blog to stash my writings about string things.  I'll begin by reprinting some things I have written for various newsletters, etc., and then move toward writing up some of my newer research that doesn't belong on the project blog or the knitting pattern LJ.

Can't believe the name wasn't already taken.  :-)

#stringgeekery  

http://stringgeek.blogspot.com/
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I feel the same way, +Lois Swales!  :-)

I feel like I'm getting too old to root around in a bunch of different places for my stuff!  I am hoping that this blog will be like my stash page at Ravelry and nudge me into orderliness. 

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My Plus is out of whack today.  Can't see who has plussed any of my posts; can only see a subset of who has plussed other people's posts.

I assume this is another temporary weirdness, but you never know....
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Likewise. Gearing up for an update.

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We honor those who walked so we could run. We must run so our children soar.

I am so glad I tuned in for the Selma speech today.

http://www.vox.com/2015/3/7/8168085/president-obama-selma-50

h/t +Rebecca Johnson for the link
"What greater form of patriotism is there than the belief that America is not yet finished?"
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The agency’s 3-2 vote is intended to ensure a level playing field for Internet content providers, with no so-called pay-to-play fast lanes.
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It's a hell of a birthday present, for sure.

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Today's post is about later medieval multishaft linen weaves.  It contains one of my favorite medieval textile patterns executed in one of my favorite structures:  the pavy liseré weave.  Someday I'd like to have a whole set of table linens in that weave.

http://stringgeek.blogspot.com/2015/02/some-more-medieval-linen-weaves.html
© Carolyn Priest-Dorman, 2002 This article presents some multishaft self-patterned linen weaves that are a bit more complex than those of previous articles.  The interlacements can be woven on seven to 15 shafts.  All drafts ...
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 Check this out:  it's an LJ-style meme!  On the Plus!  :-)

Let's play a game.

You've been given the letter.....  D (by +Brian Vo)

Something I hate.... Deception.  "When a man lies, he murders some part of the world."

Something I love... Dancing when no one is watching.

Somewhere I've been... Delaware Water Gap, PA

Somewhere I'd like to go... Delphi, Greece

Someone I know... +Denise Cicuto 

Plus 1 this and i'll send you a letter, so you can play.
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Yeah, it was what my internal algorithm told me I had to give you.  I angsted over whether it was too difficult (as I did over +Dolzaina Citharista's Z  before deciding that was the case).  But there are more things starting with Y than Z, and you did fine with it!

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Well, I finally figured out after three years why I wasn't able to comment on Blogger blogs.  You have to have third-party cookies enabled. 

That problem has been making me so bat-guano crazy, I can't even!  But I tweaked my browser setting and voila!  Now I can comment, at least on my own blog.

http://blogging.nitecruzr.net/2011/06/cookie-filtering-and-commenting-ability.html
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Independent scholar, string geek, dream weaver
Introduction
Easterner transplanted to the West Coast.
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Owned by nearly a dozen looms. On G+ before it was public. My Kevin Bacon number is a 2.
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Female
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  • Vassar College
    Comparative Religion, 1981
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