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About defarge007

Baby Boomer, Native Seattleite, BA in Business Administration, work in education. Main passion (that keeps me happy and sane): Fiber arts, namely knitting (50 years), spinning/spindling (since Spring 2008). Interests: Reading (especially mysteries/thrillers/urban fantasy/classics, and How-To books), walking, cooking.

2016 ‘Hooters” Calendar

2016 Hooters Calendar In 2003 a blog “Theedgeoftime.com” published the original Hooters calendar. It looks like they’re no longer around, and I’m sharing my 2016 version. Please let me know if I’ve made errors. Make as many copies as you … Continue reading

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Fuzzy Wuzzy (Wuzza) Hat/Beret

Fuzzy Wuzzy (Wuzza) Hat (long version) FuzzyWuzzy 2013 I finally got the stick out of my butt and published my first free pattern.  It needs a lot of tweaking so constructive criticism is much appreciated. I knit loosely, so please … Continue reading

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Hepzibah

Hepzibah — the night before she died — RIP   Hepzibah, a UW Friends of Campus Cats adoptee.  She was an Abyssinian-Tabby mix, and very beautiful; especially her celadon eyes.  We were buddies for over 16 years.  She passed away … Continue reading

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TKGA Masters Level 1

Notes:  After farting around for over half a decade I’ve taken on Level 1 in earnest.  Actually I was relearning a lot of new ropes, namely stranded knitting, and working on improving my knitting…a lot of apprentice work.  The new and … Continue reading

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Defarge007’s Favorite Ravelry Hat & Beret patterns

Going to try linking to Ravelry and see what happens. My Ravelry moniker is “defarge007”.  [Works great!  Just remember to create a nifty word describing the link, select/click on the word, then hit the link icon in the menu (it … Continue reading

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How to create pdfs using CutePDF

If you haven’t uploaded “Cute PDF Writer” – CutePDF – to your computer, you should.  This is a free pdf creater that was recommended to me by the computer techs at my work place — so it is Geek-Approved. When … Continue reading

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Why Defarge007

Post May 10, 2010 from Tale of 2 Knittys (a domain I’m not renewing).  This explains why I chose the above domain name and why I chose Defarge007 as a user name. – jvm I’m a member of Etsy, a … Continue reading

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