She Knit a Catherine Howard Doll and Yes, She’s Beheaded

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“Imagine being courted by someone who is not only far older than you, but also incredibly fat, smelly, and has previously disposed of four previous wives. Not only that, but imagine if you had to marry the man. Poor young Catherine Howard, became the 5th wife of Henry VIII when she was somewhere between the ages of 15 and 19.” She was beheaded soon after.

Read more about Catherine and this fabulous work at caffaknitted.





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Danielle Holke is a long-time knitter, first taught by her beloved grandmother as a young girl growing up in Canada. In 2008 she launched KnitHacker, a lively blog and knitting community which has since grown to be a popular presence in contemporary knitting culture, reaching more than a million readers each year. As a marketing professional, Danielle advises and works with a motley squad of artists, yarn bombers, film makers, pattern designers, yarn companies and more. Learn more about her latest book, Knits & Pieces: A Knitting Miscellany.

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