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Under the Sea

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This doily and I went on a long journey together.  I started it in 2009 as a way to pass time during a long plane flight to Japan.  However, I quickly discovered that the pattern (found in this book) was extremely tedious and technically difficult, and so perhaps doing it in perle cotton with a 0.9 mm hook was not the most brilliant idea of my life.

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This doily then became my go-to “purse project” that I could carry with me to work on when I was bored.  I brought it on all my vacations.  It went to Malaysia, and a few years later it went with me to Poland, Germany, and Czech Republic.  Every few months I would pick it up and complete a row.

But now it is finished.  I am satisfied.  I am content.  I am ready to move on and begin a new journey.

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