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One Day Only World AIDS Day Project!

World AIDS Day

I always enjoy checking up on my friend, StevenA through his Bitches Get Stitches blog. The man can knit, Crafty Friends and besides – he’s a witty guy who can write as well, so his blog posts almost always put a smile on my face and sometimes even make me snort right out loud, getting me some strange looks from bystanders. Steven is hosting …read more

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My Perfect Hat

my perfect hat from purple stitch project beanie free pattern

I took out a skein of my handspun this week and wound it up into a ball. It was my first true three-ply – A merino dyed by Wonderland Dyeworks in several shades of blue that had been given to me last Christmas by my son and daughter in law. It had taken me about three weeks to create it. I’d filled my spindle, wound it off, then filled it twice again …read more

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Can you spare a little comfort?

Dudenza Comfort Dolls Charity for Africa

  Knitters and crocheters are known for their kind, giving ways. We’re always ready to help. Dabbing tears with that spare skein, untangling a mess, even lending a much needed stitch marker. We’re a charitable bunch in general. I’ve recently learned of a serious need you can really wrap your yarn around and cozy up to. Comfort Dolls …read more

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