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Last night I broke out the yarn for the knit-a-bear-for-a-poor-Jamaican-child project. Unfortunately, I had neglected to print out a copy of the pattern beforehand.

No matter, I thought. I remember the pattern. It said to cast on (some stitches), knit for (some rows), switch colors, knit for (some more rows), and so forth. How . . . → Read More: I WILL CRUSH YOU

Knit a bear, make a child happy, win stuff!

Got Gauge has posted a call to knitters, and a contest!

Knit a bear for the Peace Corps to distribute to an underprivileged child in Jamaica. Then send her a picture, she’ll add it to her gallery, and enter you into a drawing for a fabulous prize of Noro Silk Garden!

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My [yarn] smells like cat food.

For sale, best offer: four skeins of Red Heart acrylic yarn and a plastic tote, all permanently infused with the smell of cat food.

Here is my (futile) attempt to “air out” the yarn and tote.

I used this plastic tote to store cat food for about a year. Then it sat empty . . . → Read More: My [yarn] smells like cat food.

I want…

I want a miniature sheep so bad, you would NOT believe it. 16-17 inches high when full grown!

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