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  1. Needle Arts
    I started this on Sunday and cast off yesterday afternoon. Blocked it this morning and here she is :D The pattern is Ishbel by Isolda Teague. I used Lime N Violet Jackalope sock yarn. Wasn't very happy with it. The dye came off all over my hand, the water I washed it in turned bright RED, and...
  2. Needle Arts
    Here's a pic... <a href="http://s209.photobucket.com/albums/bb293/hardanger/kntting/?action=view&current=prayershawl401-1.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i209.photobucket.com/albums/bb293/hardanger/kntting/prayershawl401-1.jpg" border="0" alt="Prayer Shawl 2"></a> Made out of leftover...
  3. Needle Arts
    This past summer we went to Watkins Glen, NY for a Hot Wheels event. We go there just about every summer to hike at the gorges. I go along willingly only because there's a real, live yarn store just a couple of blocks from the park :laugh: When we went, I bought the most GORGEOUS lace weight...
  4. Needle Arts
    I've started crocheting again, using yarn out of my stash. I thought I'd try projects to help me keep warm with my new lower thermostat setting. I started with a shawl and will probably do an afghan next (I actually have yarn set aside for a quilt style afghan). This one used the nicest yarn...
  5. Coupons
    Great site if you ladies are looking for a nice formal evening gown or even bridesmaid dresses. Discountdressup.com offers a 10% off coupon + a FREE matching shawl (an $18.00 value) with an order. Coupon code: FRUGALVILLAGE10 I like their dresses and have purchased from them before. Plus their...
  6. Needle Arts
    And started another pair of socks. http://keepingmeinstitches.wordpress.com/2007/05/21/finished-shawl-sockapalooza-progress/
  7. Needle Arts
    I don't know how to knit of crochet but one of the ladies at my church started a prayer shawl ministry that I thought was a great idea to share. The ladies make a shawl and while they make it they pray. When they are done it goes to someone that is going through a tough time. They wear it while...
  8. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    I don't knit or crochet but found this Prayer Shawl Ministry site and thought it was really interesting. It is preachy, just a lovely idea and a nice way to give hope to someone who is ill, etc.
  9. Needle Arts
    I just love the idea of a prayer shawl. If I could knit or crochet, I'd be making lots of them :) http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/khs-prayerShawl.html
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    Wet Shawl Night :toothy:
  11. Needle Arts
    I made this for my friend too. It is done in baby yarn with a Q hook. I just did Scs to start, then Dcs in the middle and back to Scs at the end. I wanted it to give some privacy but be airy too.
  12. Needle Arts
    dh's grandmother is having a hard time because her husband has had a reoccurance of cancer. so i made her a prayer shawl to give her something tangable to reminder her we are here for her. it's a rose colored pink with a couple of rows of a leafy green at both ends. i follwed the pattern from...
  13. Needle Arts
    I sent a blurb into the chirch office to be put in our next newsletter. Not only did they do that, but they put a special slide up on the screen in the sanctuary yesterday! I already have 5 people who want to do this. I am so excited and I almost in tears! I cannot believe we get to use a talent...
  14. Needle Arts
    I have seen a lot lately on some crocheting websites about prayer shawls. The idea has intrigued me, so this morning I talked to our pastor about using this in conjunction with our Stephen Ministry group. (Stephen Ministry is a group of lay people who walk beside someone during times of illness...
  15. Needle Arts
    Okay, I made this while we were visiting my MIL in NJ. It too is made from Lion Brand Homespun - in Quartz. Both patterns are on their site http://www.lionbrand.com/content-crochetPatternIndex.html
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