Category Archives: Community knitting

Three on Thursday: FOs.

Three things I have finished recently: This hat for donation. I just felt like knitting a hat, so I did. Stranded colorwork is not my forte nor my pleasure, so I kept it to a minimum here. The hat is … Continue reading

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FFotD & helping.

I am currently knitting teeny hats for the East African Preterm Birth Initiative. These little honeys ares pure stash-busting, potato-chip knitting for a good cause. I am using the worsted weight pattern at the linked site, but there are sport … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday #2.

(Damn. This is the second third time I have had to write this post. WordPress keeps losing it even though I saved it multiple times! That used to happen all the time to people on TypePad, but this is the first … Continue reading

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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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