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Kimberly Schimmel
writer, church librarian, dressmaker and knitter
writer, church librarian, dressmaker and knitter
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Hat to Match Blue Variant Scarf
With leftover yarn from my Blue Variant of the Dr. Who Scarf, I made this hat inspired by the big, slouchy shape of Scotty's hat from the first of the new Star Trek movies.  All the garter stitch in this cuffed slouch hat make it super cozy warm.  I used th...

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Another Coming-of-Age Story: Dikkon Eberhart
The Time Mom Met Hitler, Frost Came to Dinner, and I Heard the Greatest Story Ever Told is a long title--but then, Dikkon Eberhart had an unusual upbringing--not one to lend itself to a short and sweet title!  Imagine growing up around literary giants becau...

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When We Last Spoke: A Story about Growing Up
Marci Henna presents a story of two sisters, abandoned by their mother at the home of her in-laws while their father flew helicopters in the Vietnam War.  After their father is killed in action, the sisters have a variety of small town adventures under the ...

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Pom Poms with Ease
I found a great video showing how to make pom poms with a hairpin lace loom.  It looks much easier than threading yarn through the hole in the middle of a pom pom maker: I'll be trying this today, as I have to fill a large order with 20 pom poms.  I'll be s...

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My son is the drummer:

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Christmas Gift Fun
Now that most gifts have been open, I can share some of my gift projects. First, here is  Werewolf Hat from Vampire Knits  by Genevieve Miller, worked in Bernat Roving: Next, a Baby Yoda Hat ( pattern by Shinah Chang ) in Big Twist from JoAnn: Other items a...

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My son Aaron is the drummer:
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