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Forum: Charity Knitting 01-22-2011, 01:58 AM
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Posted By StarStrong
Membership to The Handmade Afghans to Thank Our...

Membership to
The Handmade Afghans to Thank Our Armed Forces Project (HAP)
is now closed.

Thank you to everyone who has joined our efforts to thank those wounded in service to our country!! :yay:...
Forum: Charity Knitting 01-21-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,628
Posted By StarStrong
Exclamation Very important..... The HAP Website has a mistake...

Very important.....
The HAP Website has a mistake on it (our WebMaster is working on getting it corrected):

Membership closes TODAY - Friday, January 21, 2011.

You must be a registered Member to...
Forum: Charity Knitting 01-20-2011, 02:48 PM
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Views: 10,628
Posted By StarStrong
Reminder - the deadline is tomorrow!!

Reminder - the deadline is tomorrow!!
Forum: Charity Knitting 01-18-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,628
Posted By StarStrong
Lightbulb This Friday is it!! Last chance to join The...

This Friday is it!!
Last chance to join
The Handmade Afghans to Thank Our Armed Forces Project
(HAP)
and help us thank those wounded in service to our country!!

If you want to make rectangles to go...
Forum: Charity Knitting 01-14-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,628
Posted By StarStrong
Just ONE week left to register to help make...

Just ONE week left to register to
help make rectangles for handmade afghans going to those wounded in service to our country!!

Membership to HAP - The Handmade Afghans to Thank Our Armed Forces...
Forum: Charity Knitting 12-31-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,628
Posted By StarStrong
Thumbs up Help make handmade afghans for those wounded in...

Help make handmade afghans for those wounded in service to our country!!

Membership to HAP - The Handmade Afghans to Thank Our Armed Forces Project - is only open until January 21, 2011.

Don't miss...
Forum: Charity Knitting 12-07-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,628
Posted By StarStrong
Today seemed a good day to again share this note...

Today seemed a good day to again share this note received in 2009:
----- Forwarded Message -----
To: Rectangle6x9@comcast.net
Sent: Thursday, November 19, 2009
Subject: FW: Afghan shipment...
Forum: Charity Knitting 11-29-2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,628
Posted By StarStrong
Thumbs up HAP Membership open until 1/21/2011

Help us continue to thank our wounded Service Men and Women.
HAP is accepting new Members for a limited time until 1/21/11.

Join us or tell a friend, who crochets or knits, & help to make handmade...
Forum: Charity Knitting 11-22-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,307
Posted By StarStrong
The hospital is trying to use the ones they have...

The hospital is trying to use the ones they have received - sounded like they have a big supply. I said I would spread the word so further donations would be twin bed sized afghans and thus more...
Forum: Charity Knitting 11-22-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,307
Posted By StarStrong
Info Afghans for Military Hospitals

I just had a very interesting conversation with an American Red Cross Station Manager at one of our Military Hospitals. She mentioned that what they really need are twin bed sized afghans. :thumbsup:...
Forum: Charity Knitting 01-10-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 17,518
Posted By StarStrong
Lightbulb A challenge for our March 2010 event

I thought it would be fun to throw a challenge out there for everyone making 6”x9” rectangles for our March Put Together Event…. here it is:

I challenge you to make one rectangle using a new stitch!...
Forum: Charity Knitting 01-10-2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,628
Posted By StarStrong
Lightbulb Trying a new stitch

To our Rectangle Makers ... thought it would be fun to throw a challenge out there for everyone making 6”x9” rectangles for our March Put Together Event…. here it is:

I challenge you to make one...
Forum: Charity Knitting 10-07-2008, 07:01 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 17,518
Posted By StarStrong
Thumbs up An Amazing Milestone

Today
The Handmade Afghans to
Thank Our Armed Forces Project
will deliver our
1,500th
Handmade Afghan
to thank our wounded service men and women


Thank you to everyone at KnittingHelp who have...
Forum: Charity Knitting 09-17-2008, 04:13 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 17,518
Posted By StarStrong
Thumbs up UPDATE***

Thanks to everyone's hard work on making
6" by 9" acrylic rectangles
The Handmade Afghans to Thank Our Armed Forces Project
has now made
1,888
handmade afghansThis includes the designs from the...
Forum: Charity Knitting 06-25-2008, 02:07 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 17,518
Posted By StarStrong
Thumbs up :woohoo: We now have over 13,0006"x9"...

:woohoo:
We now have over 13,0006"x9" Rectangles
to make HAP handmade afghans
to thank those wounded in service to our country
(and I KNOW more are on their way)

Our goal is still to lay out 200...
Forum: Charity Knitting 05-24-2008, 05:36 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 17,518
Posted By StarStrong
Just sent you the "welcome note" that includes a...

Just sent you the "welcome note" that includes a bunch more information about The Handmade Afghans Project.

Welcome Aboard!! :happydance:
Forum: Charity Knitting 05-14-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 17,518
Posted By StarStrong
Please thank your sons for their service - it is...

Please thank your sons for their service - it is appreciated!!!

When you get a moment drop me a note at rectangle6x9@comcast.net so I can send you more information on rectangle requirements and how...
Forum: Charity Knitting 05-08-2008, 04:10 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 17,518
Posted By StarStrong
Cool :waving: to EVERYONE wanting to help The Handmade...

:waving: to EVERYONE wanting to help
The Handmade Afghans to Thank Our Armed Forces Project
thank those wounded in service to our country!!!

We have a goal for our next Put Together (design) Event...
Forum: Charity Knitting 04-30-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 17,518
Posted By StarStrong
Think it's because the thread was started by...

Think it's because the thread was started by someone else in July 2007 and I've been trying to keep it alive..... not many posts from other people so once in a while I just post the general...
Forum: Charity Knitting 04-30-2008, 02:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 17,518
Posted By StarStrong
The cool thing about the afghans made by The...

The cool thing about the afghans made by The Handmade Afghans to Thank Our Armed Forces Project is all those rectangles of yours will be designed into lots of different afghan. Meaning you will have...
Forum: Charity Knitting 04-26-2008, 12:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 17,518
Posted By StarStrong
Mustard color is perfect!!!!! Think "male" as you...

Mustard color is perfect!!!!! Think "male" as you decide on colors - remember no pink, peach or pastels (any colors). Brights are fine.
Forum: Charity Knitting 04-26-2008, 04:29 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 17,518
Posted By StarStrong
Never used it so can't help there. The yarns I...

Never used it so can't help there. The yarns I recommend for making 6"x9" rectangles are the nice smooth worsted weight yarns... like Red Heart Super Saver, Lion Brand Vanna's Choice, Bernat Berella...
Forum: Charity Knitting 04-23-2008, 07:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 17,518
Posted By StarStrong
Welcome Aboard!!! :knitting:

Welcome Aboard!!! :knitting:
Forum: Charity Knitting 04-23-2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 17,518
Posted By StarStrong
Just got home from work and answered your...

Just got home from work and answered your email...... :thumbsup:
Forum: Charity Knitting 04-23-2008, 04:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 17,518
Posted By StarStrong
Welcome Aboard!!! If you haven't already drop me...

Welcome Aboard!!!
If you haven't already drop me a note at rectangle6x9@comcast.net and I'll send you more detailed information about making 6"x9" rectangles.
Thank you for your interest in helping...
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