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  1. Hi Julia, I liked to thank you for your beautiful patterns. They are lovely. I'm just wondering about the background of your news feed. Is the black pattern a shawl, afghan or?? Is the pattern available? Thanks a million for your reply.

    1. The picture of the background is of a doily I made years ago. There is no pattern for it sorry.