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Knit With Love - Stories to warm a knitter's heart by Lisa Bogart

super! This book is just super. It's got the knitter's language and God's as well. The way

Lisa mixes them together makes them fit right into their place, like a jigsaw puzzle. When I

first started reading this I thought, this is a…

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Added by jbarr on February 24, 2012 at 7:24pm — 11 Comments

Knitter's Home Companion by Michelle Edwards

knitter home companion book trailer 

 



A Heartwarming Collection of Stories, Patterns, and Recipes

Love knitting as much as I do reading a book, so combining these two things puts me in…

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Added by jbarr on February 24, 2012 at 3:17pm — No Comments

olympic usa moose hat

first started with charts, my gried paper and my crayons

hat n the needles, up to the mooses head, this shows tree, 4 different colors at once were carried.

t this shows top red…

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Added by jbarr on March 4, 2010 at 2:39pm — 8 Comments

ornaments: barbie size hat and scarf, aso striped sweater

ornaments: barbie size hat and scarf, aso striped sweater

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Added by jbarr on December 15, 2009 at 1:44pm — 3 Comments

grandsons ski masks self striping vneck 3/4 sleeve sweater. wristers and hat and working on matching scarf. also working o small barbie size doll sweaters and accessories for christmas ornaments



grandsons ski masks







self striping vneck 3/4 sleeve sweater. wristers and hat and working on matching scarf.



also working o small barbie size doll sweaters and accessories for christmas… Continue

Added by jbarr on December 15, 2009 at 9:45am — 5 Comments

child camo ski mask


couldn't find one on the net so i made this pattern up. this is fro my youngest grandson and i also have one made for my oldest grandson. 3 1/2 yrs od and 13 yrs old

Added by jbarr on November 15, 2009 at 7:32pm — No Comments

child camo ski mask


couldn't find one on the net so i made this pattern up. this is fro my youngest grandson and i also have one made for my oldest grandson. 3 1/2 yrs od and 13 yrs old

Added by jbarr on November 15, 2009 at 7:32pm — 6 Comments

more charity work




hospital charity hats
and booties

Added by jbarr on September 20, 2009 at 9:44am — 8 Comments

stack of 17 helmet liners-made with just 6 skeins of wool spread out, for laura for quiet comfort charity heart size 6 sweater for vicky. well she sent me some pieces i thought i could just as…



stack of 17 helmet liners-made with just 6 skeins of wool





spread out, for laura for quiet comfort charity







heart size 6 sweater for vicky. well she sent me some pieces i thought i could just assemble by seaming them together.



check out different shades of what she calls yellow (it's more orange than yellow) so… Continue

Added by jbarr on August 30, 2009 at 11:52am — 6 Comments

new charity projects



5 animal blankets for stand up for animals charity in westerly, RI









20 hats for soldiersangels.org… Continue

Added by jbarr on August 4, 2009 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

keeping busy at moms 75th birthday party



susan from the local recycling group dropped off 3 bags of yarn for me to make hats for the troops. and/or blankets for animal shelter.

while at moms 75th birthday party i was able to make some hats for the soliders angels project. i think in total i got 6 made. also talked to one aunt while there and she wanted the pattern for newborn hats we make for hospital. she gave me her email and i sent her off a note last night. also told her of… Continue

Added by jbarr on July 26, 2009 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

knit hat


using the lion brand thick and quick this is the hat to match the coat.

Added by jbarr on July 16, 2009 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

knit coat sweater

one piece and uses the woolease thick and quick yarn. my friend in st. louis actually knit it. we'd get on the phone daily for 1/2-2 hours and go row by row so we'd both be on the same row going in the same direction. it was the only way she could get this done as she got so confused at the neck, when you had to bind off stitches but in another section add stitches. whew it's done. short for me but versatile for the fall. when i got the coat i had to… Continue

Added by jbarr on July 16, 2009 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments

knit diamond and pineapple afghan





54 row repeat makes the pineapple panels





diamond seed stitch… Continue

Added by jbarr on July 11, 2009 at 3:32pm — 7 Comments

child hats daisy and sunflower

Added by jbarr on July 3, 2009 at 6:30pm — 4 Comments

wide stripe cardigan





cardigan is done, buttons sewn on even.

this sweater was so easy to make and assemble i can't wait til i find another color i really like to make another one.

it's made using pound of love baby/sport yarn with size 3 needles. the bamboo needles broke while i had 464 stitches on the needle, doing the trim and buttonholes.

when i assembled it i paid very close attention to what i was doing as you will not see a turquoise color… Continue

Added by jbarr on June 29, 2009 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

sleeves, note landline at first row. it's a big tangled mess working both sleeves at once=4 strands of yarn

sleeves, note landline at first row. it's a big tangled mess working both sleeves at once=4 strands of yarn Continue

Added by jbarr on June 24, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments

wide stripe cardigan



slleves are shown with a landline in tem, from very start as i want to make a seeed stitch border but not sure if i want just 4 rows or 6, i'll decide that after i assemble and make the sweater. lot easier to pick up the sts from a landline



back of sweater s doe, just fronts need to be done there. i am now able to determine the inc/dec's of the sleeve just by how many rows were dec'ed on the… Continue

Added by jbarr on June 22, 2009 at 1:55pm — 2 Comments

child hat

child wow wow wubbzy rom nick jr show. this hat was done a bit differenty as the other one the hands and tail were too bulky.

Added by jbarr on June 21, 2009 at 11:05am — 1 Comment

afghan done

ripple afghan is done

Added by jbarr on May 26, 2009 at 1:23pm — 4 Comments

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