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Forum: Charity Knitting 12-09-2010, 09:50 PM
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Posted By gmmarton
Deborah, That is one of the compelling stories...

Deborah,

That is one of the compelling stories I've ever heard. Thank you for sharing, and thank you for all that you do.
Forum: Charity Knitting 10-09-2010, 04:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,509
Posted By gmmarton
Hi Shandeh, I'd love to participate with this...

Hi Shandeh,

I'd love to participate with this Oddball Project if you still need knitters. No pets, no allergies, non-smoking house...I will PM my school addy just in case you don't have it any...
Forum: Charity Knitting 02-21-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,636
Posted By gmmarton
Those baby items are absolutely adorable,...

Those baby items are absolutely adorable, Sandy!

:thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
Forum: Charity Knitting 02-18-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 163,448
Posted By gmmarton
The Latest of Our Completed Worsted Weight Blankets

I've just updated the worsted weight section of the Completed Oddball Baby Blankets Blog. (http://northeastcompleted.blogspot.com/)

Five more blankets are on their way to Bridgeport Hospital's...
Forum: Charity Knitting 02-17-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 163,448
Posted By gmmarton
Please Welcome nicoleheather...

We have a new volunteer joining the NorthEast Regional Oddball Group. She is nicoleheather from KnittingHelp.com.

She has kindly volunteered to do the last spot - and border patrol - on...
Forum: Charity Knitting 12-14-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 163,448
Posted By gmmarton
Thank You...

I received this letter in today's mail:

“Dear Ms. Marton,
Thank you and all the members of the NE Oddball Knitters for your most recent donation of two bags of colorful handmade blankets for our...
Forum: Charity Knitting 12-06-2009, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 163,448
Posted By gmmarton
More Blankets for Bridgeport Hospital

I just made another delivery to Bridgeport Hospital this morning. You can read more about it at the NE Completed Oddball Baby Blog (http://www.northeastcompleted.blogspot.com/).

Many thanks to all...
Forum: Charity Knitting 11-25-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 27,649
Posted By gmmarton
Thank you, dustinac, for generating this project...

Thank you, dustinac, for generating this project to begin with...I got your Thank You Note today and really appreciate your kind words.

Good fortune to you, dustinac...you're a good soul.
Forum: Charity Knitting 11-02-2009, 12:37 AM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 163,448
Posted By gmmarton
The worsted weight Blog...

The worsted weight Blog (http://northeastoddball.blogspot.com/2009/11/spring-ahead-and-fall-behind-not-our.html) has been updated.

I hope it reads OK...I've been getting caught up in the World...
Forum: Charity Knitting 10-11-2009, 10:05 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 31,341
Posted By gmmarton
Hi Sandy, I've been up in Vermont for the...

Hi Sandy,

I've been up in Vermont for the weekend visiting my family and catching the beautiful fall colors...so, I never got to follow-up on my offer.

I will probably send you a personal check, if...
Forum: Charity Knitting 10-07-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 31,341
Posted By gmmarton
Sandy, I would like to help pay for the mailing...

Sandy,

I would like to help pay for the mailing of one of these huge blankets. You have worked so tirelessly for so long that it is the least I can do. I will send you a check next week.

Thanks,...
Forum: Charity Knitting 10-06-2009, 04:58 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 90,715
Posted By gmmarton
Thanks for all that you've done, Sandy, to make...

Thanks for all that you've done, Sandy, to make this blanket come to fruition.

Make sure you get plenty of rest. Be well! You are in my thoughts!
:muah:
Forum: Charity Knitting 10-03-2009, 02:49 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 27,649
Posted By gmmarton
Those are absolutely adorable!

Those are absolutely adorable!
Forum: Charity Knitting 09-18-2009, 05:31 AM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 163,448
Posted By gmmarton
The Worsted Weight Blog...

The Worsted Weight Blog (http://northeastoddball.blogspot.com/) has been updated...
Forum: Charity Knitting 09-13-2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 163,448
Posted By gmmarton
MGM, Tiny Dancer goes to Spikey. She's back...

MGM,

Tiny Dancer goes to Spikey. She's back from her big overseas trip and can receive the blanket when you are ready to send it.

Thanks for really adding a beautiful finish to this adorable...
Forum: Charity Knitting 09-02-2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 163,448
Posted By gmmarton
Thanks for the post, MGM. However, as much as...

Thanks for the post, MGM. However, as much as you are finding the time for knitting (and a little crochet, no doubt), I'm so sorry to hear that you are confined right now. Please know that I am...
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-31-2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 27,649
Posted By gmmarton
Thanks for letting me know that my ten stockings...

Thanks for letting me know that my ten stockings arrived.

I used the pattern for straight needles that was in the .pdf file. I worked on size 7's in cotton yarn (with the exception of one acrylic...
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-26-2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 163,448
Posted By gmmarton
Our Blankets are Really Special…and Here’s Why!!!

I received this PM from Shandeh, the originator of the Oddball Blankets Project, who gave me permission to share it with the group. The Thank You note is about a worsted weight blanket called...
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-24-2009, 05:57 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 27,649
Posted By gmmarton
I believe dustinac said any color will...

I believe dustinac said any color will do...:thumbsup:
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-23-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 27,649
Posted By gmmarton
I think you will find some folks willing to knit...

I think you will find some folks willing to knit the stockings. Some of us are part of the original Oddball Knitters (with Shandeh) and have had success getting new folks to sign on with our...
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-23-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 27,649
Posted By gmmarton
I just reread your first page and noticed that...

I just reread your first page and noticed that there is still some time. So I will continue working on stockings during September.
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-23-2009, 12:04 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 27,649
Posted By gmmarton
Not yet...I still have another week off before...

Not yet...I still have another week off before heading back to teach, and once I get beyond a major project tomorrow, I should be able to do some more. Right now I can commit to ten (10)...
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-21-2009, 08:03 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 27,649
Posted By gmmarton
I got my yarn, and have started my socks. I will...

I got my yarn, and have started my socks. I will probably mail them out on next week before I go back to school.

Would you please PM your snail mail addy to me?

Many thanks!
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-19-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 163,448
Posted By gmmarton
Tiny Dancer Was Mailed Out to MGM

MGM,

I mailed out Tiny Dancer, the Oddball preemie baby blanket, to you this morning via Priority Mail.

Delivery Confirmation #: 0307 1790 0005 4927 8567.

Thanks for your help!

:yay:
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-18-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 163,448
Posted By gmmarton
Blanket #50 is On the Needles!

We are at 49 and counting up! That's right, everyone - we've started 49 worsted weight baby blankets since we began in August 2008 and 38 have already been delivered to the Pediatrics Unit at...
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