Kathy Normandin

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a barn sweater

Friends, I think I've found the perfect sweater. That is, if having finished it last Wednesday and hardly taking it off since then is any indication. …

Crafty Garden: Use Spoons to Make a Rain Chain

Rain chains are a lovely and useful addition to gutters or gardens, where they can be used in place of downspouts or as stand-alone tools to help you direct the flow of rainwater.<p>Whether you’re connecting them to your gutters or placing them above water collection barrels or water-loving spots in …

Standalone

Ireland's Most Picture-Perfect Spots

Norwegian Snowflake Hat pattern by Tim Doran

This pattern was inspired by a holiday in Norway where there were so many lovely knitted bits for sale. Unfortunately I could not bring them all home …

Crafting

Tourbillon beanie/tam : Knitty.com - Winter 2014

Tourbillon is a Fair Isle pattern that I improvised to experiment with crown shaping.<p>Traditional Fair Isle Tams often have centered crown shaping, …

DIY Yarn Holder Made From a Toilet Paper Stand

While it may not be the most demure piece of crafting equipment, this ingenious DIY yarn holder made from a toilet paper stand certainly seems to get the job done! Cher of the craft alternative came up with this unique invention when she acquired a toilet paper holder for free from a house that she …

Exclusive Offer on IDrive Backup for Olive Tree Genealogy Followers

Keeping your genealogy research safe and sound is important. I've been thinking a lot about how and where genealogists should be backing up their …

Census Assumptions: A Tale of a Genealogy Near-Mistake

I've been researching my third-great-uncle Henry Thoss, hoping to find clues to what happened to his mother, my third-great-grandmother. She …

combatting tight colorwork - blog

Happy Monday, everyone! This post took a little bit longer to put together than I wanted, but it's finally ready to go! It's a lot to read through, …

Knitting