Category Archives: Charity

Unraveled, 1/9/19.

I finished the child’s sweater for the warm clothing drive. It was intended to be a stashbuster, and it kinda was. I played yarn chicken with the navy blue and won. Then I played yarn chicken with the dark gray … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, 12/26/18.

I showed you this sweater last week and said that it would be done by the time you read that post. The best-laid plans, etc. I played yarn chicken with that last blue stripe and won. Had only a couple … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday.

This is a stashbuster child’s sweater I have been working on for the warm clothing drive. Since I took that photo I have finished it, but you will have to wait until next week to see the FO, since I … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday.

Knitting. In the continuing story of what I have been knitting since June, here are the things I am currently knitting for the annual local warm clothing drive. You may notice there are no thumbs on the mittens. I hate … Continue reading

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FO Friday: knitting for others.

It is time for the annual warm clothing drive in our county. Actually, since the drive is sponsored by the state department of tourism, it is probably state-wide. Wisconsin can get cold, yo. Yarn:¬†Fingerlakes Woolen Mill 2-Ply Soft Wool (worsted) … 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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Giving.

But first, some Monday mutterings. Idiot :: hat. Starving :: children in Africa. December :: madness. Choose :: your dreams. Dreams :: not responsible for. Clash :: London Calling. White :: Christmas. Meticulous :: persnickety. Bus :: pass. Insubordination :: … Continue reading

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Knitters come through again.

Awesome. Way to go, knitters! But I have to confess, #1 Son shamed me into my second round of donations. Mom, I gave $150 to Partners in Health today so they can go treat the people being pulled out of … Continue reading

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