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A weblog, mostly about knitting but other topics appear

Party Time December 9, 2016

birthday-baby  1936

80th-birthday   2016

birthday-80   December 7, 2016

b-80-again

That lanyard around my neck isn’t for a panic button!  It’s for my mailbox key!

The sweater I’m wearing is one of my hand knits.  The blue wool yarn was purchased in the Aran Islands Ireland.  I knit the sweater from the top down following an idea in a knitting book published in Norway in 1975.  That was one of the first knitting books I ever purchased.  How I found it I do not know but somehow I did when we first moved to Dublin  in the late 1960’s.

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                         IMG  Here am I age 11 with my father’s mother (Grandma Miller) when she was 85.  How will I look at that age – assuming I get there.

 

 

2 Responses to “Party Time”

  1. chmjr2 Says:

    Great photographs. I always enjoy your blog. Have a merry Christmas.

  2. Joanna Says:

    Happy Birthday again!
    I have been wearing a sweater that I knitted at about the same time, also from the neck down, It is Aran style and from a French magazine. I think I got it to knit on a road trip. I seldom wore it early on, but now, suddenly I like it. And it has been so cold that it is comfortable. Usually it is too warm.


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