Emerald Sampler pattern in vibrant green floss, so I decided to name it after my Grand Grandmother - her sparkly name, not the plain one.
I never thought to ask my Grandmother Jewel if her mom went by Bertha or Emerald. I didn't broach the subject with her because her mom died when she was a young girl and I didn't want to cause her to rehash painful memories.
What's in a name? My first name is, of course, Connie. Pretty simple, although people call me Carol a lot for some reason instead. My middle name is Daline. Not Darline which is invariably how someone ends up pronouncing it. It is pronounced Dah - lean. It drives me crazy when someone misreads it.
How has your name affected you? If you could design and name a pattern in some one's honor who would you select? Tell us about it in the comments section below.
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