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Archive for July 6th, 2009


What Motivates You When Selecting Yarn?

July 6th, 2009

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What is the main reason you choose a yarn:  color or texture?


From Football to Needlecraft

July 6th, 2009

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I got some great comments on my earlier Cary Grant knitting blog post that suggested I highlight one of the great professional football players, Rosey Grier. For those of you who are unfamiliar with Rosey, he was three times All Pro and played for both the New York Giants and the Los Angeles Rams. Grier was also apart of the “Fearsome Foursome” which is one of the greatest defensive lines in the sport’s history.

Not only is he an athlete, he is known for his needlepoint and has always been associated with that image. Rosey even wrote a book call Rosey Grier’s Needlepoint for Men which consists of projects which are all geared toward men. Although he doesn’t knit or crochet this shows how even a professional football player can be involved in needlecraft. I hope you all find this inspiring.

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