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Big Knitting

For those that like to use bulky yarn, check out this article showing some big kntting

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Knitting is good for your health

CBS news has done a story on knitting as a miraculous new health remedy!
Check it out:

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Pink Ribbon Socks for ACS Relay for life

I just finished these socks for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life event next month. I made these purple which signifies pancreatic cancer which took my sister three years ago.

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First Dye Job

Seeing Andy's beautiful yarns, I decided to try myself. I first dyed the yarn (Knitpick's Bare Merino/Nylon Fingering) with black cherry KoolAid. After it was dry I overdyed it with Jacquard Black.

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Sweater for Great Granddaughter

This is a sweater I made for my soon to be born Great Granddaughter. I can't believe I'm going to be a great grandfather!

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Slip Stitch Socks

This is my latest and current favorite pair of socks. The yarn is a hand painted merino/nylon fingering weight from Black Trylium's Etsy shop, size 0, 9 in circular needles.

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Scarf Length

I am making this scarf and am not sure how long to make it. Being somewhat dressy, I'm not sure if the normal long length would be appropriate. I'm not yet sure who I'm going to give it to.

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Red Socks

Just finished this pair of red socks.

Yarn: Zitron Trekking Hand Art
Needles: US size 0

Basic toe-up sock pattern with garter rib stitch pattern.

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

I want to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and happy holidays to all my friends here on MWK, you guys/gals are great.


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Another Celebrity

Here is a link to a filming made of Victor (Elemmaciltur), it is in German but it is fun to watch. Not sure what it was made for.