Monthly Archives: March 2012

Podcast Episode 180: Springtime Stashbusters

This week, Kelley gets inspired by stashbusting! As Kelley organizes and sorts through her stash, she imagines the possibilities that go beyond one-skein projects and instead, combine several leftover yarns together for a bit of springtime stashbusting. Next, Kelley reviews several patterns that she found while browing around Ravelry by search for “stash” and “stashbusting”. She reviews some of her favorite patterns that she stumbled across, all of which make the most of using up many yarns together in one …

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Charity knitting for babies

A couple of years ago my granddaughter, at the age of 2 weeks, was admitted to the NICU unit at our local hospital, where she spent the next two weeks. She’s now a happy, healthy 2 1/2 year old, but it was really scary back then.  My daughter spent almost all her time by her side. One day, my daughter was given a knitted hat & bootie set for Kalyn. It was a heartwarming experience for her and a comfort during a difficult time.  That’s when I realized a need and that I would like to pay it forward for someone else.

I’ve been using left over cotton & acrylic yarns to create the baby items. I don’t remember which yarn was used with this set, but it is so darling.

green booties

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