WELCOME ONE AND ALL
To our January 2020 Theme
THE LONGEST TIME
We all have those balls of yarn that just never seem to get used.....
they languish.... sad, lonely and forgotten 
in the bottom of a knitting bag, a storage box or crate....
waiting, just waiting,
for their moment to shine.....
Their time is NOW!
Perhaps it's the dreaded (for some of us) fun fur.....
Stylish Handwarmers
Perhaps it's a colour that never seemed to fit with the rest of your stash
Perhaps it was a different type of yarn, bought with much excitement....until you got it home......
Or, as in my case, yarn  was bought, then more yarn was bought, then more yarn was bought...and these poor little 'original' guys simply got shunted to the bottom of the stash pile.
(no, this is not my stash..haha)
Please, give them, their 'moment in the sun'...their moment on your hooks, looms or needles.
To start off this New Year, the Pattern of the Month (PoM) is.....Wendy's Slip Stitch square (one of my faves)The pattern can be found here......
Diana D. has so very kindly knitted one for me, to share with you all.....
Diana found that with the yarn she used, she required 50 stitches to make an 8 inch square. Please check your measurements when making.
As we create our squares this month...and indeed throughout this year..... let's remember our umbrella for 2020, thoughtfully created by Chris Chiplen....
Sometimes a photo can say so much more than words can express.....
Please remember these joyful faces as we knit and crochet in the year ahead.
We have the ability with our love, imaginations, needles, hooks and yarn to brighten the lives of vulnerable children in South Africa, as we make and send squares, blankets, hats, hand warmers and toys to Ronda and her wonderful team of volunteers to distribute to the children.
So let us bring JOY to as many children as we can in 2020!
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Happy Knitting. Crocheting and Looming!!!

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My contribution to The Longest Time

Love the beanies, Diane . Interesting pattern of the white square. Thanks. 

And what a beautiful contribution it is, Diane!  I love all the colors, and the pattern in the white square. Is very nice.  I absolutely LOVE the hats.  Great color combos and the blue is divine ... xo

Love, love, LOVE your squares and beanies, Diane. The hats look very toasty.....LOVE the pattern in the white square and your combo of colours in the diagonal is spot on....showing your usual flair.  :))

Thanks for contributing to January....much appreciated.

Diane, beautiful high quality knitting,.   Great examples of aged wool use, well done!

Bev, thank you very much for all you´ve done for this theme. I enjoyed it from the beginning to the end.

January 2020 Theme - The Longest Time

Finally have seen the last of this yarn...it took me the longest time...lol.

What a dream pairing of wools.   They make me think of a burnt/golden sunset sky - divine!

Mission accomplished !! Awesome squares, Bev. Thank You, Thank You!!

Fabulous squares Bev...the setting sun on a another successful theme month.  

Hi everyone. Sorry I'm so late posting my contribution to the January theme, but I was out of action with a lousy cold and cough for a couple of weeks.

I'm very proud of myself, as I haven't bough any new yarn i over 4 months, and am using up a lot of my very large stash. Here are some of the resulting squares and hand warmers:

There are more to come!!

Here are some more from my stash. Some of this yarn has been waiting a long time to be loved at last!!

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