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Warm up America!

This charity is to donate our 9 X 7 inch knitting & crocheting squares to make afghans for the homeless. The charity started in 1991 in Wisconsin as a local charity and has grown all over America keeping people warm. This … Continue reading

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Orphan Yarn Socks

  Being a thrifty Mainer I live by the motto, ” use it up, wear it out, make do, or do without.” I try to use this on all aspects of my life, especially with my craft projects.  In quilting … Continue reading

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Boiled Wool Mittens

  While browsing through a Yankee magazine the other day, I came across a fascinating article written by Robin Hansen that I thought others may be interested in.  Boiled woolen mittens that have been used by fishermen for hundreds of … Continue reading

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Two Methods to add Buttonholes

Buttonhole Knitting Instructions First Knitted Buttonhole Method Knit to the point where the buttonhole will be placed. Hold the yarn in front of the work. Slip the first stitch on the left needle as if to purl.  Move the yarn … Continue reading

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Knit Squares 2014

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Want to knit something different, something that you can do monthly and something that won’t take forever to complete?   Then join us for 2014 Knit Squares A Month. For those of you, perhaps not familiar, this is a knitted square, … Continue reading

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