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“She wore a dress of layer upon layer of golden beech leaves. Her coat was made of short, low-growing moss, thick and warm, with tiny larch cones for buttons and a border of creeping pine. Her close-fitting hat was little more than a cap, but smart. It matched her coat, being made of green moss, and it had a bunch of red-alder berries and one moss plume for trimming. She made herself a little round muff of a scarlet maple leaf and lined it with fern down. She looked years younger. Squirrel thought her enchanting.”

{joining Ginny for Yarn Along today}

 Bailey, Carolyn Sherwin. Miss Hickory. New York: The Viking Press, 1946

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