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Beltane 2006

art by Zabet Stewart

Letter from the Editrices

If anyone is interested in what the hell we're doing, this would be the thing to read.

Technique: Gardening

A bona fide old person shares her insight.

Info: Fire Safety

Because we know you can't resist playing with fire on Beltane.

Project Details
Click here for definitions of difficulty levels.

A Maiden's Glory
Loose Woman
"The Fair Maid, who the first of May / Goes to the fields at break of day." A crocheted headress and choker for the maiden in all of us.

Beltane Flame
Strong intermediate
Fair isle knit hat with ankh symbols and an enchanted border.

Life and Death
Boy Scout Dropout
Our local 4-H Duct Tape Queen shares a project.

On Asparagus
Rrrrgh . . . . Brains . . . .
Spring's first garden harvest demistified.

Henry VIII's Wedding Gift
Boy Scout Dropout
Beware the affections of a King with a bad track record.

Green Woman
Strong Intermediate
This bead and leaf trimmed tunic is perfect for Spring.

I Am Doll Parts
Box of Rocks
The fruits of impulse-buying body parts online.


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