Issue the Twelfth: Mélange
[< French †meslange (1538 in Middle French; 1380 in Middle French in form meslinge), mélange mixture (1680) < Middle French mesler to mix (see MEDDLE v.) + -ange, suffix derived from the Germanic base of -ING suffix1. Compare Old French meslance (12th cent.; see -ANCE suffix).
1. gen. A mixture, combination, or blend; a collection of heterogeneous items or elements; a hotchpotch, a medley.
Lots of knitting in this issue, not only including the instructions for those fabulous Vlad the Impaler hats by Dale Hwang and Dee Brown, but also our first polymer clay projects. Enjoy!
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