Category Archives: Community knitting

Knitting for the cause.

Our county party had its annual dinner on Saturday. For the second year we had a silent auction as a fundraiser. I contributed a couple objets d’knit. Yarn: Eden Madil 100% bamboo, colorway Earth, 2 skeins. Pattern: Montego Bay Needles: … Continue reading

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Squarely on target.

Handeyecrafts asked back in December for her readers to make 6″ squares to be sewn into blankets for charities. I am all about charity knitting, and squares, and using up odds and ends of stash, so I joined up. Kim puts out … Continue reading

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Whew! That was a lot of knitting.

On Monday I delivered my donated knitting, plus a few other items of warm clothing, to the local drive. There were five hats, one scarf, two pairs of mittens, and two pairs of fingerless mitts. Now I can get back … Continue reading

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If this is Sunday, it must time for another parade.

This was our group in the last parade. Lady in light blue shirt is Kelly Westlund, running for Congress from our district. Gonna drive in the Lucky Days parade this afternoon. Got a big bowl of candy to throw to the … Continue reading

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Summer knitting, cont., aka FO Friday.

Before I went into the hospital I decided I needed to take along some comfort knitting. My other projects were all at a stage where they required thought and/or concentration — not suitable for hospital knitting under the infuence of … Continue reading

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Squared out.

I thought the deadline for the Newtown squares was March 1 so I finished up with them this week. Turns out the deadline is March 31, but I'm squared out after a dozen.   As you might be able to … Continue reading

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More random.

Elizabeth asked in the comments yesterday whether our heating system couldn't be tweaked to get the maximum heat out of the available water flow. Yes, indeed, the guy who installed it has made at least a dozen trips here to … Continue reading

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OTN.

My own, longer fingerless gloves. First one done except for thumb and weaving in ends, the other about one-third done. Progress interrupted because these (scroll down past the donation information). Aqua square at right left done in brocade stitch from Barbara Walker's … Continue reading

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Summer knitting.

Note: I found this post in my draft folder, waiting for a picture of the socks. Finally took one. At the beginning of the summer I came upon a pattern that begged to be made in profusion and sold for … Continue reading

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Monday mutterings. And knitting,

Call :: back Instinct :: basic Toffee :: caramel Cleaner :: software* Gut :: level Leveled :: destroyed Discover :: TV Together :: again Attack :: plane String :: theory * I used to have a little Windoze widget called The … Continue reading

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