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Archive for September, 2012

Join us for Episode 13!

Today we are doing a round up of projects to help celebrate the fall season! We love autumnal colors and decorating and are excited to share our ideas with you. Sue leads our DIY today, showing us how to make a candy corn tree. She also talks about a pendant she made, her progress on her KAL square and some other fall decorations. Julia shows us her KAL square, progress on a few knitting projects and fall flavored yarns.

Don’t forget to join in our Square knitalong! We will be knitting the following patterns through the end of September. Be sure to sign up with a comment below or at the Ravelry group to be included in our giveaway.

Beginner

Advanced

Links:

My owl pattern: 50% of all proceeds go to charity

Leaf patterns

Autumn patterns

Martha Stewart Pumpkin

Family Fun

Candy Corn Tree

Please tell us about any fall projects you’ve been working on! We love to be inspired, too.

 

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Square Knit-along Links

For those of you who are not members of Ravelry (the online knitting community where I find most of my patterns), we wanted to post links to the squares I chose for the knit-along so you can join us, too! Just leave a comment after this post to say you’ll be joining in for the remainder of September to be included in the knit-along drawing. New patterns will be posted October 1 for our next set of knit-along squares.

The September KAL is now closed! Please join us for the current month!

Beginner square (the blue version): Three Easy Pieces Washcloth

*This pattern is used by permission by the author, Elisabeth Carls. Her knitting patterns are housed on Ravelry.

Advanced square: October Aran Afghan Square

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Episode 12- Rock On!

Thanks for joining us for Episode 12!

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Today we are doing a round up of projects using rocks! We’ve had such fun looking up different ideas to use rock collections for. You are sure to find a few gems. In addition, Sue talks about some gifts she’s made as well as a wreath she made from her nut/seed collection. Julia debuts her completed lace sweater, and shows off a few pairs of socks that were finished after years in the queue.

Don’t forget to join in our Square knitalong! Here are the patterns we are using:

Beginner

Advanced

Anyone who starts in September will be entered in a drawing for a prize! Just leave us a comment with what you plan on making or join us in our Ravelry group. Come make a washcloth, afghan square or part of a scarf. Whatever strikes your fancy.

Links:

Marker Rocks

http://www.etsy.com/shop/Geninne

River Rock Jewelry

http://jennyhoople.com/category/river-rock-jewelry

Rock Card/Picture Holders

http://paintcutpaste.com/rock-picture-holders/

http://www.countryliving.com/crafts/ways-to-transform-ordinary-objects-photo-holder#slide-5

http://www.dailydanny.com/?p=2716

Crochet Rocks

Little Urchin Crochet Covered Sea Stones

Crochet Today

Simply Notable

 

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Episode 11- Embroidery

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Learn some basic embroidery stitching to embellish fabric and knit projects. We introduce our idea for a knit-along. Sue shows off her vacation projects and Julia catches us up on her month of knitting for babies.

Links:

Doodle-Stitching by Aimee Ray

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