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« on: October 11, 2008 05:20:07 PM »

This post is a tribute to my great grandma.  Unfortunately she passed away two years ago at the age of 96.  My grandpap was cleaning out her house and he gave me some of the things that she made.  That was her and my special bond.  She taught my left-handed self how to crochet and so we always had something that no one else took an interest in.  I just wanted to share some of her works with all of you because she was my inspiration. 


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« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2008 06:00:06 PM »

WOW! I really like that shawl (off white)! What a great present to get! I have some things that my granny made. I'm the only on in the family that crochets like granny.

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« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2008 01:57:55 AM »

everything is very beautiful your grandma was talented

« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2008 10:33:43 AM »

what a lovely tribute! my grandma crocheted too and i tried to learn from her but i was 10 when she passed and didn't pick it up until 20 years later. my aunt got all grandma's crochet stuff but i still have a barbie dress she made me. You are so lucky to get all that beautiful stuff your great-grandma made! its all gorgeous!!!
« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2008 12:04:51 PM »

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« Reply #5 on: October 12, 2008 03:59:55 PM »

Your post made me smile through my tears.  My Nana (Great Grandmother) taught MY left handed self how to crochet when I was a little girl too, and she passed away at 96, but many many many years ago (I am old).  In any case, you honor her memory by creating new crochet items.

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« Reply #6 on: October 12, 2008 07:26:50 PM »

She made beautiful things.  Crocheting is such a special bond to share with your great grandma/grandma/mom throughout the generations!
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