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 OLEMA: Michele Schwartz (left) and Liz Lavoie (right) tinkered with the placement of goods at their new store, The Shop, in Olema last Saturday. The space, which once served as the town’s post office, now offers salvaged goods, vintage items and clothes. David Briggs

Liz Lavoie was cutting up a bright pink cashmere sweater on Saturday afternoon at a new mercantile in Olema that opened the first weekend of May. Ms. Lavoie turns hole-ridden cashmere clothing into mosaic-like scarves, throws, ponchos, hats and baby blankets. “I’m crazy for cashmere,” she explained.

The new shop, simply called The Shop . . .

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