Archive for December 21st, 2009

Local Yarn Shops’ National Helmet Liner Day

Join with knitters and crocheters all over the United States on Tuesday, December 29 as we knit helmet liners for our military personnel serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. A free pattern is available at Yarn Basket or you may find one here. You may join me in knitting helmet liners at the shop Tuesday between 10:30 and 5:00 or may stop by for a copy of the pattern and supplies. There has been an issue with the fit of crocheted liners so Citizen SAM is now suggesting that crocheters who wish to contribute to keeping our military members warm crochet a wool scarf. These liners and scarves must be made from 100% wool in specified colors. Appropriate wool yarns to be used for this project are being offered at a discount from December 28-31.

I’m still hoping to identify the appropriate contact to be able to send our helmet liners to troops from our area. If there is sufficient interest in this project, it will become an ongoing effort so if your schedule doesn’t allow you to join us for this event, please contact me to let me know of your interest and to help select the next helmet liner workshop date.


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Pittsburg, KS


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A Few of My Favorite Things:

Knitting Lace & Lace Knitting
Crocheting Shawls
Knitting Socks
Stacks of brightly colored dishcloths I've crocheted
Listening to my granddaughter giggle

"When the dog bites
When the bee stings
When I'm feeling sad
I simply remember my favorite things
And then I don't feel so bad."
~ Maria in the Sound of Music

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