Sunday, February 21, 2010
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Calling all knitters and
You are invited to a
When: March 27, 2010 at 9 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Where: At my house - email me for directions
What: Everyone brings 6” crocheted or knitted squares (blocks), and we all sew them together and make blankets for charities. Please use machine washable yarn.
R.S.V.P.: Please R.S.V.P. to me by emailing me.
Bring: Finished 6” squares, yarn or tapestry needles (please bring as many as you have because we might run out), and blanket squares you are working on (if you want) as we might also be a making squares on that day. I am also going to be collecting baby hats (made with baby soft yarn) for the hospital, so bring those too if you want. Email and ask me for patterns, or go to the following sites for more ideas for 6" squares. For knitting patterns go to http://www.halfknits.com/knitting-6-inch-block-patterns or http://www.knittingpatterncentral.com/directory/motifs_squares.php. For crocheting patterns go to http://www.crochetpatterncentral.com/directory/6in_squares.php or http://www.halfknits.com/crochet-6-inch-block-patterns/.
Join us for a morning of fun and make some new friends. Snacks and punch will be provided. There will also be door prizes. If you would like to help, but you can’t make the date, please give or mail your squares and baby hats to me ahead of time so we can use them. If you have any questions, please contact me using my email above.
I am very excited and I'm looking forward to the date and I hope you can come!!! And no, this blocking doesn't have anything to do with my first post that was about blocking. :-)
Sunday, February 14, 2010
Friday, February 5, 2010
Monday, February 1, 2010
-Make an afghan
-Learn the popcorn stitch
-Learn the shell stitch
-Make 50 baby hats for charity (about 5 done)
-Teach at least 3 people to crochet (two down, one to go)
-Make a doily out of thread
-Made at least 6 snowflakes out of thread
-Buy less yarn and use more of what I have (Mom says that's a good goal :-))
-Learn how to purl
-Make a scarf (Done)
-Make at least two baby hats for charity
-Make another scarf
-Learn how my sewing machine was made and how it operates
-Make a summer top and shorts
-Design and make more of my own clothes
-Make a patchwork quilt
-Make fiesta skirt
I am sure there is more in all of these categories that I can't think of right now. What are your goals? Leave a comment and tell me. :-)