"I'd love that. There's a great lack of knitters and crocheters near where I live. I'd love to have company. I do have one good friend who's a knitter, but she doesn't live really near. However, i do give her a lot of yarn…"
"These look gorgeous Barbara. With 500 like these, there will be some fantastic blankets.
I've never set any real targets, except that last month I decided that I would round up all my bits and bobs of yarn, left over from skeins that I'd…"
"Thanks, Marion. It's nice to be able to chat with other KAS knitters. Makes the whole thing feel less lonely, more like a community. That's why I think KAS is my favorite charity to knit for. Getting to chat with other knitters and…"
"That sounds like a great idea. I've never made hand warmers or hats for KAS, but I have a bunch of soft acrylic yarn that would be perfect for that. (I decided to use only wool for the squares, because it's naturally fire-resistant.) Is…"
"Every theme monthly I sort of set myself tasks I hope to achieve, but I almost always have too many ideas of what to try out, or on needles. I really try to go back and finish them all eventually.
Generally though if I set an idea, like…"
Hmmm...In knitting I like garter stitch and half-seed stitch (seed st on RS rows, stockinette st on WS rows.) In crochet I love the chain stitch (also called moss, granite or linen stitch), and texture stitches like jasmine, feather, berry, bean and trinity.
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