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Adrienne
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EB, this is a knitty, crochety, cross-stitchy, sewingy crafts-of-all-kinds thread - post away! [Biased]

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Originally posted by Firenze:
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I am also considering modular knitting - thank you all for showing me this technique. Do you think it is suitable for wool that is slightly thicker than DK?

I think it would be very suitable. The simplest shape (the mitred square) works best in garter stitch, so it is lends itself to tweedy effects and subtle variations - ideal for knitting together different dye lots.
This evening I finished my modular / domino knit jumper just in time to take to much colder climes than southern England! On Friday I'm off to northern Norway (hopefully for some Northern Lights spotting) and I suspect I might be glad to have it.
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Thank you Adrienne, I am nearing completion on my 2nd (crocheted) baby afghan for the year. This one is in Bernat pink yarn, with a bit of a pearlized thread in it. Don't have it with me presently, but it's very soft, lovely, gentle pink yarn. The afghan is in a v-stitch and is coming out quite well. I'm a bit late, as the sweet little baby is newly here (!) but I'm sure the baby will still be able to use it.

Then in a few days, I'll be on to crocheted Christmas ornaments. I enjoy making crocheted lace covers for Christmas balls, among other things. Am also working on some cross-stitched ornaments, as they are easier to carry on public transportation.

Those are some current projects - would be so very happy to be in contact with other crocheters here!!!! It is a well-loved hobby of mine. I have others too....calligraphy...origami...etc.

Peace,
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ErinBear
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Dear Daisy,

I just saw your photo of your domino jumper - it is a beautiful thing! What gorgeous knitting! Well done!

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ErinBear,
This thread encompasses all the needle arts as well as other handicrafts. If you have a question about crochet, or want to share something of your accomplishments, have at it! You'll find fellow crocheters here.

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I do cross stitch and a little knitting. I've just finished a cross stitch for my cousin's baby son. It's a rocking-horse surrounded by old-fashioned toys - train, teddy bear, toy fort etc. It's currently being framed and I can't wait to see it.

Meanwhile I've been trying to use up stuff that's been in my craft drawers forever. I have a load of space-dyed threads (ie the colours vary) and couldn't decide what to do with them. I also had some plastic canvas. So I ended up making coasters and keyrings which I've given away to friends.

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Firenze

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quote:
Originally posted by daisydaisy:
This evening I finished my modular / domino knit jumper just in time to take to much colder climes than southern England! On Friday I'm off to northern Norway (hopefully for some Northern Lights spotting) and I suspect I might be glad to have it.

Oh well done! Were you working to a pattern or your own design? The colours are lovely too. I am using something the same combo - deep reds + notes of dark blue/green - for the log-cabin modular I am currently working on. Which I must tell myself to finish for Christmas.
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Thank you - I am pleased (relieved!) with the result. I didn't have a pattern but based the shape on a favourite jumper. The sleeves are tighter than I'd like, but I can live with that.
The reds were from a jumper I started knitting over 20 years ago to a Kaffe Fasset pattern, but as I almost finished the 2nd sleeve I realised I'd run out of one of the colours. So instead of going out & buying another hank I panicked and stopped knitting it!! In the summer I discovered the unfinished jumper and decided to start again - and to make sure I had enough yarn I got the blue (trying to match another red would be tricky) and I am so glad that I did because I think that this contrasting colour gives it an added dimension. But to my amusement I find that I have a complete hank of the darker red left over, along with a hank of the blue!!
So I feel a hat coming on! However, I have 2 other hats to knit first as Christmas presents.

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Firenze

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Ah, the joy of stash! I started the current work because I saw this beautiful variegated red yarn in Jn Lewis and thought it would go with some other reds/colours I already had. I find that now, of course, they are out of it, so the I have had to get another red (of which I will doubtless have a residue).

But that's the great thing about either modular or intarsia - every leftover is just a springboard to a yet more gorgeous combo.

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Ah yes, the joys of the stash. I'm working on stash reduction with my Christmas knitting. I've been rummaging through and picking two different yarns and using them together.

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Lothlorien
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Just what is it about the stash? I have been trying to not buy wool and use stash wool for months now. Mostly I've succeeded but I did get a pile online the other day on special from Bendigo Woollen Mills, affectionately known down here as Bendi wool.* Always a good price, on special even better, good wool, 200 gm balls. The alpaca which is a new line is beautiful too. I could sit an contemplate and pet it for hours.

But, back to stash wool. I truly think this is a first cousin to wire coathangers which breed in the back of the wardrobe. [Big Grin] I've made enough socks for a centipede, some baby jumpers, loads of scarves, hats by the dozen, and the stash doesn't seem any smaller. [Eek!]

*Bendigo (short "i" as in "sit") is a town in country Victoria, Australia. The mill has not long started its webpage. It used to rely on phone or mail orders.

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I think the knitter's "stash" must be the equivalent of the reader's TBR* pile /mountain. I have both [Hot and Hormonal]

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Firenze

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The trouble is, there's always The Sale.

With wool shops few and far between, at least in the UK, if you pass one (actually, I have never passed one: I've always gone in) with a sale on, you have to buy stuff.

Or even if it hasn't a sale, because they are so f.a.f.b. you have to buy stuff.

And if you are in a foreign land, where they are actually quite frequent, clearly you need to seize the opportunity and buy stuff.

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ecumaniac

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I have a Finished Object [Yipee] [Yipee] [Yipee] [Yipee]

Photos will be forthcoming. But I had to post now.

My first ever Finished Object!!!

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Here they are:

a knitted Gir

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Congratulations on the FO and the great new wheel. [Big Grin]

ETA: Today was my birthday and my DH got me an Ashford Kiwi! I plan to put it together tomorrow. [Yipee]

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ecumaniac

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Wheeee!

Presented the Gir and Piggy to my personal trainer this morning. There was much delight and squealing.

I'm not actually a spinner (yet) - at work on day I expressed interest in a wheel that was advertised in the for sales in the newspaper and a colleague mentioned she had one just sitting around in her house if I wanted to buy it. Of course, I said yet but never quite got around to paying her. Then one day she arrive at work with it in her car. I think she had grown tired of dusting the thing, as she never intended to spin, but had it as a decorator item.

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quote:
Originally posted by Lothlorien:


*Bendigo (short "i" as in "sit") is a town in country Victoria, Australia. The mill has not long started its webpage. It used to rely on phone or mail orders.

They need all the help they can get to sell thier products if others have a similar experience to us.

I visted the mills in Bendigo last August whilst on holidays and would never purchase from them again. The woman behind the counter was so disinterested in any of her customers or of being of help, stopping just short of total rudeness.

I thought at first it was because we were two blokes and what would we know about knitting??

Little did she know we both had been knitting for longer than she had been on this earth and the jumpers we were wearing that day had indeed been knitted by us.

We were there about half an hour checking out all their wonderful products and this same woman treated every other customer with the same contempt.

I would have sought another staff member but she was working alone.

The friends we were staying with urged us to let the tourist office in Bedigo know but I declined and elected to vote with my wallet. I will never purchase their wool again. As good as it is to knit with, I will use another brand/source.

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Lothlorien
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Sorry to hear about the service you had. [Frown]

When I used to phone, the service was wonderful and goods were on my doorstep in a couple of days. Person on other end of line was always polite, even to the "hint, hint" question about sock wool which theoretically they don't carry.

I think the website has vastly increased their business, because the last order was over a week.

Same with shops here in the city. I won't use the one at Hornsby because assistants are too busy with personal conversations to help and are very snooty if you can get their attention. I was told the needles I asked about didn't exist, despite showing her a new set I had with me, bought in Australia.

Just for my own information, is there a decent wool shop in Newcastle, NSW? I visit sometimes. I know most of them in Sydney and suburbs, Penrith and South Coast and Southern Tablelands but nothing about further north. Also Nundle Mill where the wool is nice but I often have to pick out straw etc.

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Originally posted by Lothlorien:
Just for my own information, is there a decent wool shop in Newcastle, NSW? I visit sometimes. I know most of them in Sydney and suburbs, Penrith and South Coast and Southern Tablelands but nothing about further north. Also Nundle Mill where the wool is nice but I often have to pick out straw etc.

Lothlorien: Apart from Spotlight who have a very limited range, I have yet to find a wool shop here. There is a listing in the yellow pages for one in the outer 'burbs but have yet to check it out. I don't do much knitting since moving back here two years. I find it too warm/humid to handle wool for too long and besides we need very few jumpers here. I do, however, do charity knitting with acrylic yarn (ugh!!) to keep my skills up.

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Lothlorien
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quote:
Originally posted by Gay Organ Grinder:
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Originally posted by Lothlorien:
Just for my own information, is there a decent wool shop in Newcastle, NSW? I visit sometimes. I know most of them in Sydney and suburbs, Penrith and South Coast and Southern Tablelands but nothing about further north. Also Nundle Mill where the wool is nice but I often have to pick out straw etc.

Lothlorien: Apart from Spotlight who have a very limited range, I have yet to find a wool shop here. There is a listing in the yellow pages for one in the outer 'burbs but have yet to check it out. I don't do much knitting since moving back here two years. I find it too warm/humid to handle wool for too long and besides we need very few jumpers here. I do, however, do charity knitting with acrylic yarn (ugh!!) to keep my skills up.
Thanks. Just thought I'd ask in case I had some time when visiting.

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ecumaniac

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Are there many shipmates on Ravelry? I joined up last week and spent a lot of time at work putting up photos of my FOs.

I described it to my colleagues as "like myspace, but for knitters".

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Lothlorien
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I'm on Ravelry as Shalom, but haven't looked for a couple of months. I was exploring and then Real Life took over and I haven't been back. Joined the Aussie sockknitters group and one other, but have forgotten which. Hopefully when life has sorted itself out without interruptions from others, I'll get back. I was one of the reasonably early joiners.

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ecumaniac

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Should we start a SoF group do you think?

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I'm back for help again. In August, I posted about a disastrous attempt at a baby sweater, where the back of the sweater -- intended for size 6-12 mo -- was too wide even for my 2-year-old great-nephew. So, I've taken the project up again and started with making a swatch using needles two sizes smaller than the pattern calls for (using US 4 instead of US 6).

Here's the dilemma. The instructions say to make a swatch 22 st wide and 30 rows long, which should measure 4 inches (10 cm). I assume they mean a 4-inch square. Well, it's about 4 inches wide, give or take a stitch. But it's only 2 inches long. Am I doing something wrong? Is it OK to continue making the sweater on the smaller needles but measuring the length carefully as I go? I'm so confused!

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You'll have trouble shaping it, if your gauge is off that much.

What yarn are you using? Is it the one recommended for the pattern?

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quote:
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Are there many shipmates on Ravelry? I joined up last week and spent a lot of time at work putting up photos of my FOs.

I described it to my colleagues as "like myspace, but for knitters".

They won't let me in [Waterworks] I had to sign up to be invited later.

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Marmacita - I think in that situation I would forget about matching their swatch dimensions. Instead, I would start from the result my actual yarn and needles give me.

So, if I want a piece say 12" wide, I look at my sample swatch and see how many stitches to the inch (or multiple inches - more accurate because it evens out half stitches). Anyway, say it's 7 to the inch - then obviously I need 84 sts for my 12" piece.

The length I can take from the pattern, I needn't count rows.

The other tricky bit is shapings.

If you have a markedly different number of stitches to the pattern, then you need to resize the various increases/decreases proportionally.

For example, on something I'm knitting at the moment, I have had to size up considerably, since I both want a larger garment, and I am using a finer yarn. I have cast on one-fifth more stitches. So when it comes to casting off for the armholes, I need to increase the amount I cast off by a fifth.

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quote:
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Are there many shipmates on Ravelry?

I'm on Ravelry, have been for a few months now. I've not been about on the ship much lately and Ravelry is one of the major causes of that.

I'm Mithranstar over there.

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I don't usually do Christmas decorations, not because I am lazy, but because I always go to my parents. This year however I am having a little soiree on Saturday evening and I have been told by one of my friends that I *have* to put some decorations up.

I don't want to go the whole sparkly sparkly route, but I want to use natural products and things such as dried oranges etc. I saw some fab dried whole orange garlands, and some with slices, dried chillies etc. at a craft fayre I went to recently. They smelt absolutely divine!

Does anyone have any advice on how to dry these properly?

Any other ideas for natural Christmas decorations?

Auntie Doris x

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quote:
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Marmacita - I think in that situation I would forget about matching their swatch dimensions. Instead, I would start from the result my actual yarn and needles give me.
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Thanks, Firenze. That's the route I was going to try, so we'll see what happens. The horizontal gauge seems to be holding OK with the needles taken down two sizes. The size doesn't have to be exact (the baby can always grow into it) but I hope I won't have to get too inventive getting the shape right! So far, the pattern is coming out very pretty [now that I have the corrections from the company's website; I swear, this project is cursed!]. And beachlass, the yarn is a cotton blend -- the kind recommended for the pattern -- so perhaps it's "giving" a little.

[ETA: No "r" in name! [Razz] ]

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I think it's because I read you as my favourite breakfast food - 'Marmite-cita'

While we're on obscurities in patterns - any opinions on the following:

The pattern I'm working has a bit of lacey, produced by doing yarn over/knit two together. Except for two rows, which are yarn over, slip one, knit one, pull slip stitch over. Abbreviation for this is SKP. But the pattern says 'SK2P'. Does this mean slip, knit, psso twice? or slip, knit two, psso? But in that case, why not knit the two together? No variant seems to result in anything that actually looks like the pattern.

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I've made a "Ship of Fools" group on Ravelry!

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I took a look at the Ravelry site, and have seen a Baby Surprise Jacket for the first time.
I've rather fallen for it, even though it sounds as though the instructions are difficult to follow. Sadly, I can't find a UK supplier for the pattern - unless I want to pay £25-£30+ for one of Elizabeth Zimmerman's books.
I'm certainly going to keep my eye open for it in second hand bookshops, and try requesting it at the library

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quote:
Originally posted by Roseofsharon:
I ... have seen a Baby Surprise Jacket for the first time.

You can get the pattern for $5 from Loop Yarns.
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quote:
Originally posted by babybear:
You can get the pattern for $5 from Loop Yarns.

plus $11.95 shipping
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Dear Auntie Doris,

I saw your post about natural Christmas decorations. I know that one can dry tomatoes, for instance, in the oven - set on the lowest heat. In the case of the orange slices, I imagine you'd want to cut them in good slices (1/4 inch?) and a draining rack plus baking sheet combo, so the slices will have the oven air surrounding them, but any juices won't hit the bottom of the oven. Alternatively, you could just use a plain baking sheet, but I'd be inclined to line it with something (parchment? foil?) because I think the orange slices would be inclined to stick. Other citrus slices can be sliced and dried as well. I've seen lemon and grapefruit slices in the past too, and apple slices used decoratively as well (although I think they need to be treated with lemon to avoid browning). As far as the garlands you've mentioned, I've seen ones like it, with cinnamon sticks blended in, which smell good as well as being attractive. Sometimes you can buy these things in bulk for the purpose of decorating and they are cheaper.

Other natural decorations I've seen at Christmas are pine cones, sea shells, dried flowers (roses especially), wreaths made of natural elements, baskets filled with fruit (apples, pears, oranges, pomegranates, nuts, and so forth)....poinsettias of course....sometimes forced bulbs, like amaryllis, paperwhites, hyacinths, or others....

Hope this helps.

Blessings,
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I was just emailed this link to free patterns in English from Garn studios. It's set up like an Advent calendar with a different pattern each day. Previous patterns are still accessible. British English knitting terms. If you need American equivalents, click on flag. Lots of small projects, many suitable as presents. Perhaps a bit late to do too much this year, but save them for next Christmas or when a gift is needed.

OOOPS, my fingers forgot that British English requires upper case for proper nouns.

[ 13. December 2007, 08:00: Message edited by: Lothlorien ]

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I'm not much of a knitter, but I just had to post a reply. The knitting advent calendar is spectacular! How wonderful! I only wish they had a crochet version.....but still, very nifty...... That gave me a big smile. Thanks for posting it!

Peace be with you,
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EB, you did notice that patterns 99-13, 104-11 and 104-46 were all crochet projects, didn't you?

I'm more a crochet-er than a knitter (although I did make my dad an amazing Dr Who scarf about 10 years ago - when people comment on it he always beams and says with pride 'my daughter knitted it for me') and I have a bundle of lovely soft, pink wool (probably synthetic [Roll Eyes] ) that I picked up in a sale last year. I've been looking for something just like that red shawl to try it out on. That's a really fun link, Lothlorien, thank you.

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Dear To The Pain -

Thank you for your message here. No, I had not noticed that some of the patterns on the knitting Advent Calendar site were crochet patterns! Hooray! How exciting! I've gone to investigate and will keep my eyes on the site. This is brilliant. Many thanks. : - )

Blessings,
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Is anyone else out there having a slight case of nerves at the thought of all there is left to accomplish before Christmas?

I have a scarf and two hats to finish and three pairs of pajamas to sew in the next 6 days. I know I can do it, but it's going to be close! Please, someone tell me I'm not alone in this [Eek!]

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My deadline is noon tomorrow when I want this wrapped and out of sight. I've done the neck band and most of one arm band of this fair isle vest, but it's 12:30am, and I leave to collect the recipient at 12 noon tomorrow!

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I thought that you might like The Knitter's Night before Christmas.

quote:
Twas the night before Christmas and all around me
There was unfinished knitting not under the tree,
The stockings weren't hung by the chimney with care
'Cause the heels and the toes had not a stitch there.

The children were nestled all snug in their beds,
But I had not finished the caps for their heads.
Dad was asleep---he was no help at all.
And the sweater for him was 6" too small.

When out on the lawn there arose such a clatter,
I put down my needles to see what was the matter...


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quote:
Originally posted by Curiosity killed ...:
My deadline is noon tomorrow when I want this wrapped and out of sight. I've done the neck band and most of one arm band of this fair isle vest, but it's 12:30am, and I leave to collect the recipient at 12 noon tomorrow!

That's a really pretty vest - the recipient has a lovely gift.
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quote:
Originally posted by babybear:
I thought that you might like The Knitter's Night before Christmas.

I love it!

[ 19. December 2007, 11:21: Message edited by: Roseofsharon ]

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Badfundie, you're not alone! I have a scarf I was hoping to finish, that I have my doubts about (multidirectional short row thing), and a pair of socks that are languishing and can wait until after Christmas.

[ 19. December 2007, 12:31: Message edited by: beachlass ]

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Oh yes, I have far too much to do before Christmas. The one knitting project is done, though, except for blocking. I really should get things shipped off Real Soon Now. [Big Grin]

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quote:
Originally posted by Roseofsharon:
quote:
Originally posted by babybear:
I thought that you might like The Knitter's Night before Christmas.

I love it!
That's very cute. On the same topic, I had my knitting bag with me at the doctor's office today and someone asked (casting a sideways look at the 6 inches of sweater on my needles) "Are you knitting something for Christmas?" "Oh, no," I replied. The person seemed genuinely relieved. "I was about to say..." she said, sort of shaking her head.

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