My First Love: Textile Style

My first love in the world of textiles and creating them was crochet.
When I was a little girl, my parents went to the neighbor’s often to sit and visit, taking my little sister and I with them.  This neighbor couple were much older than my parents, and were like surrogate grandparents to us girls.

Mrs. Schyberg was a prolific crocheter.  She almost always had a hook and yarn in her hand, and from as early as I can remember, I was fascinated by the beautiful items she created with this ages old technique.  Expecially the beautiful lace; doilies, edgings, and bedspreads.  I fell in love with those lace items, and many other things she made, and wanted to make them myself.

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