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Forum: Charity Knitting 09-22-2008, 07:16 PM
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Posted By stagebear
"Love You Forever" looks great - nice way to...

"Love You Forever" looks great - nice way to start it our Kelly!
"Twinkle Twinkle" is ready for the next knitter.

I have 2 more blankets about ready to ship off:
"Five Little Monkeys" - colors...
Forum: Charity Knitting 09-02-2008, 09:51 AM
Replies: 124
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Posted By stagebear
When you're ready to send the blanket to the next...

When you're ready to send the blanket to the next knitter, notify me and I will make sure they are ready for the blanket. I will pm you the address.
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-29-2008, 11:29 AM
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Posted By stagebear
We now have 2 blankets full of knitters -woohoo! ...

We now have 2 blankets full of knitters -woohoo!

“Love You Forever”
kellyh57
my3boys
traceleighj
momwolf
monzogary
stagebear - border
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-28-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 124
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Posted By stagebear
Here's the list of knitters for "Twinkle...

Here's the list of knitters for "Twinkle Twinkle":
stagebear
Mulderknitter (rav)
(Mulderknitter's friend)
momwolf
Cheryl1973 (rav)
still need someone for the border
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-25-2008, 10:20 AM
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Posted By stagebear
Got you! P.S. I'm posting pics of the books on...

Got you!
P.S. I'm posting pics of the books on the blog, so if you ever want to check out the color/theme, just head over to the blog (http://midwestpreemiekal.blogspot.com/).
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-25-2008, 10:14 AM
Replies: 124
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Posted By stagebear
I have begun another blanket “Twinkle Twinkle...

I have begun another blanket “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (and other favorite bedtime stories)” - any takers for this one?

here is the order of knitters for “Love You Forever”:
kellyh57
my3boys...
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-20-2008, 10:10 AM
Replies: 124
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Posted By stagebear
Here is the order for "Love You...

Here is the order for "Love You Forever":
kellyh57
my3boys
traceleighj
momwolf
(still need a 5th knitter)
i'll complete the border
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-19-2008, 10:43 AM
Replies: 124
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Posted By stagebear
We have! Kellyh57 has a book called "Love You...

We have! Kellyh57 has a book called "Love You Forever" which will be our first theme. Kellyh57, my3boys and traceleighj are on it so far - we still need 2 more knitters!
I'm working on getting a few...
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-11-2008, 09:35 AM
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Posted By stagebear
funny you should mention that ;) i just finished...

funny you should mention that ;) i just finished it last night and have to take pictures. i'll post them in the next day or two.
also, cotton candy arrived safely. i picked out yarn this weekend and...
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-05-2008, 02:38 PM
Replies: 124
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Posted By stagebear
I'll set the order once we have all of the...

I'll set the order once we have all of the knitters lined up for the blanket. Usually it will be just based on who joins the blanket first, but sometimes it's nice to save on shipping.
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-05-2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 124
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Posted By stagebear
We now have 11 confirmed...

We now have 11 confirmed knitters!
becjo
bethany
BinkyKat
Constance123
grandjneedles (rav)
kellyh57
momwolf
my3boys (rav)
stagebear
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-05-2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,684
Posted By stagebear
Any thoughts on themes? Before I came up with the...

Any thoughts on themes? Before I came up with the idea to use children's book/nursery rhymes for the preemie blankets, here was a list I had:

Amber Waves of Grain/Golden Fields (amber, blue,...
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-05-2008, 10:40 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,289
Posted By stagebear
That sounds great Kelly - let's have that as our...

That sounds great Kelly - let's have that as our first blanket. We need 4 other knitters for this one.
Kelly, remember to begin with 3 rows of garter before you begin the pattern, and then begin and...
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-25-2008, 09:41 AM
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Views: 105,563
Posted By stagebear
"Salt Water Taffy" arrived safely yesterday!...

"Salt Water Taffy" arrived safely yesterday! Thank you for the tea and stichmarkers.
I took "Salt Water Taffy" and "Sweet Dreams" to the yarn store and found the perfect yarns for them!
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-24-2008, 09:50 PM
Replies: 124
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Posted By stagebear
Of course - that would be great! That's what is...

Of course - that would be great! That's what is so great about this project, it's oddball - all sorts of colors and patterns that relate to a central theme to make a one-of-a-kind blanket.
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-24-2008, 09:40 AM
Replies: 124
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Posted By stagebear
I was thinking the book could travel with the...

I was thinking the book could travel with the blanket for inspiration.
Two example ideas:

One of my favorite childrens books is "The Little Rabbit Who Wanted Red Wings." We could use white for the...
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-23-2008, 09:52 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,289
Posted By stagebear
We have the following knitters...

We have the following knitters confirmed:
bethany
Constance123
kellyh57
momwolf
my3boys (rav)
stagebear

We'll start out small until more people join in.
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-21-2008, 11:53 AM
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Views: 105,563
Posted By stagebear
I'm going to do it in the round - increasing at...

I'm going to do it in the round - increasing at the corners.

Here's an example from Caron (http://www.caron.com/projects/q/brite_baby_blanket.html):
BORDER
With RS facing, pick up and knit sts...
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-21-2008, 11:07 AM
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Views: 105,563
Posted By stagebear
I received Sweet Dreams this weekend, so I need...

I received Sweet Dreams this weekend, so I need to take it to the yarn store to pick out yarn for the border.

Looking forward to receiving Salt Water Taffy.

Sandy, could you inform the last...
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-21-2008, 10:57 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,289
Posted By stagebear
Here's the start of a blog for the Midwest...

Here's the start of a blog for the Midwest Oddball Preemie Blankets (http://midwestpreemiekal.blogspot.com/).
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-21-2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,684
Posted By stagebear
I would love to do a regular sized blanket or two...

I would love to do a regular sized blanket or two while I'm heading up the Midwest Preemie Blankets.
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-19-2008, 10:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,893
Posted By stagebear
lol - I had missed her response. I'd go with...

lol - I had missed her response. I'd go with whatever the Minnesotans say then.
(I guess we differ since she's closer to WI and I'm in ND across the river from MN.)
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-19-2008, 10:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,893
Posted By stagebear
sorry - i was confusing in that response. what i...

sorry - i was confusing in that response. what i meant in the end is that i usually put it in the plain.
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-19-2008, 10:08 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,289
Posted By stagebear
Hi everyone! I'm so excited to have the...

Hi everyone! I'm so excited to have the opportunity to work on this.
I was thinking maybe we could start with blankets based on nursery rhymes? I have a whole list of ideas. Let me know what you...
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-19-2008, 10:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,893
Posted By stagebear
In group organizations, I've always seen it as...

In group organizations, I've always seen it as grouped with the Dakotas and Iowa rather than Wisconsin.
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