charity

Jack’s a good boy!

February 14, 2008

Jack, a great Pyr, needs help! He needs to have surgery because sadly he was neglected a bit by a previous owner. In return for your donation toward his $8000 in surgery costs, there are fabulous prizes from The Merlin Tree. As of 2/12 – they have raised $1500 – which is a great relief [...]

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A great pattern for a good cause!

February 13, 2008

One of the bloggers I follow, Skyline Chilly, has designed an awesome sock pattern to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (go to her blog entry to see the pics since I don’t wanna steal hers!). For a $5 donation, you get this pattern and the knowledge that you are helping to fund research and [...]

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Hats for Alex

February 11, 2008

Handspun Monday is being interrupted to bring you this Public Service announcement. Hats for Alex needs you! Yes, you! Got an hour or two to knock out a little knit or crochet project? Well, knit a hat for a little one! Alex was a sweet boy who should still be with us, but sadly, isn’t. [...]

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Handspinning goodies

January 28, 2008

Awhile back I donated to Spin Out. I did it because it is a good thing to do – as a bonus I won one of the prizes! They got here this weekend! Thank you to SpinOff and Soak for sponsoring the event AND for providing prizes! First there is BABY ALPACA!!! yummy! 4 oz [...]

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SAFF Charity Project

October 21, 2007

SAFF is coming up (YAY!!!) and there will be a lot of bloggers there this year. I would really like to see if we can get a charity project together. So – he we go. Bring in your 7×9 Warm Up America Squares and I will collect them and get them seamed up and donate [...]

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Charlotte-Metro Fiber Day

October 13, 2007

Today should have been called the Charlotte-Metro Fiber Day. I swear there was more going on today in the area then there has been going on in the last year COMBINED. And you know I attend everything I can. Cristi and I were only able to make 2 of the 4 events here in the [...]

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Crazy Aunt Purl, WendyKnits and a BagSmith Bag

October 6, 2007

9/27/2007HOLY MOLY! As of today we have raised ALMOST $1500 (just a couple dollars shy). And today I have some HUGE prize announcements!!! In no particular order – because they are all FANTASTIC – I would like to thank WendyKnits! She has generously donated an entire set of her published patterns! These patterns have taken [...]

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Episode 9 – No clever title here!

July 8, 2007

FO:Dream Swatch from Knit n Tonic – there are pics and talk about the pattern a couple posts back.Lotus Blossom Socks for the Hill Country Yarns Sock Contest Yarn: Hill Country Yarns Instant Gratification in Hot FusciaYardage: Well, I haven’t weighed my yarn to figure out how much I have left, but I have a [...]

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The best laid plans of mice and men…

July 1, 2007

I had such lofty goals for today. 1) Knit Chart B of Clue 1 of the Mystery Stole2) Work on Candleflame.3) Bloack Lacey Lamb4) Finishing sleeve one of the pinwheel with the loop edge.5) spin the last bit of the roving I am working with6) work on the dream swatch7) house cleaning spend some time [...]

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Episode 3: OMG I need HELP!!!

April 7, 2007

So here are the show notes I promised. We shall see if I remember everything. Luckily I have notes however they are not in the order that I really talked in. Sorry about that. And I just heard there are some sound issues. See what happens when I change mics to one that is supposed [...]

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