"my granny greeners have been quite productive handing me squares. So I need to do a round up and get them out to KAS. I'll hopefully have another blanket ready to go. I'm pretty sure I'm on target to have sendt 10 blankets worth this…"
"You can used cooking dyes to dye natural yarn! (that Croatia yarn looks like undyed yarn) add a bit of colour plus some white vinegar to water and let it simmer very gently on top of a stove.
Prepare the yarn by soaking it with a tiny bit of…"
"oh my goodness KAS has come so far but such need! I will look out more squares this weekend - they fall behind the sofa and down beside beds! I crochet in bed a lot.... I took 35 squares and a glorious giraffe to my mom to be posted on Wed so…"
Hi Mary, just saw your comment on Joan hand-warmers. I agree they certainly are fabulous. I see you are looking for a crochet pattern. There is one in the KAS Pattern book. It is very easy, if I may say so myself :-) The only thing is to make sure the ribbing goes around the hand so the HW stretches as the child grows. Looking forward to a photo of your crochet HWs.
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